Damian’s Reform

This memorial of the bishop, reformer, monk, poet, theologian and mystic Saint Peter Damian (+1073) is an a propos one. He was a stern...

Papal Reverence

We are in the midst of an enigmatic papacy, and many Catholics know not how to respond to Pope Francis.  Well, some think they...

Scotus Unravels the Social Order Yet Further

In 1964, the United States passed the Civil Rights Act, which forbade unjust discrimination based on ‘race, color, religion, sex or national origin’. Today,...

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...

Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, Thomas and Accreditation

As I mentioned on Saturday, now proclaimed on our webpage, Our Lady Seat of Wisdom has received accreditation.  Alleluia!  The little college that began...

The Pope, Fatima and Medjugorje

In his recent pilgrimage to Fatima, the Holy Father, in canonizing two of the young seers, Jacinta and Francesco, delivered a fine homily on the mysterious...

Of Passports, Kings and Men

Canada will no longer require gender, well, at least on passports.  It seems now individuals confused on what sex God made them can place...

Simon, Jude and Desperate Causes

All of the Apostles have a feast day, and, on this day at the end of October - the same day that Emperor Constantine...

A Few Thoughts on Mrs. Coney Barrett and the Supremes

Before we point out some caveats – and there are always caveats –I’d like to make clear I think it overall, in the balance,...

Conservative, Liberal, Vive la Difference?

I have an article on the 'requirements for political office, posted this  morning on Crisis magazine.  Again, feel free to peruse, and I will...