Corpus Christ: A Feast for the Ages

A blessed and grace-filled solemnity of Corpus Christi to one and all, a feast that has a long and varied history dating back to...

Justin the Martyr

Saint Justin, who is called the 'martyr', was a pagan convert to Christianity, based in large part upon his investigation of the rational arguments...

A Kinder Visitation

A blessed and joyous feast of the Visitation, commemorating the journey and meeting of the Virgin Mary to her ‘kinswoman’ Elizabeth, at her home...

Some Sliver of Hope for Ireland

What is one to say about the tragic vote in Ireland last Friday, on the day of the three saints (not one of whom...

Joy and Saint Philip

Paula Adamick’s discussion of the skyrocketing rates of ‘depression’, especially amongst the young, should give us some deep pause. After all, youth, as Saint...

Three Saints for One

Today is a rarity in our liturgical calendar, as we celebrate no less than three saints, each of them optional memorials: In order of...

A Vote for Life

The referendum vote in Ireland today, on the ‘right’ to abortion, is a turning point in our culture, for the Catholic nation symbolizes something...

World Day of Prayer for the Church in China

In 2008, Pope Benedict XVI declared May 24thas the world day of prayer for the Church in China, composing a special prayer through the...

Mother of the Church, Mazenod and Victoria Day

We celebrate today the memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church, an ancient title of the Virgin, which was formally instituted into the Holy...

Veni Creator Spiritus

A blessed, joyous and grace-filled solemnity of Pentecost to all our readers, the feast of the descent of the Holy Spirit, the public manifestation...