Christ and the Resurrected Body

We are now on the seventh day of the Easter Octave, eight days that are one long, glorious day, so this Friday is treated...

Mourning Travesties and Glaciers

'Travesty' does not seem to begin to describe what has happened in a court in Victoria, Australia, with the appeal of George Cardinal Pell...

The (Non) Children of Men and the Indissoluble Nexus

It was somewhat disconcerting to discover that the 1992 novel The Children of Men by mystery writer P.D. James was set in January of...

Good King Wenceslaus, and the Layman Lorenzo, Unintentional Martyrs

This is not the stuff of which martyrs are made - So, purportedly, said Thomas More, who loved all the good things of life,...

Teresa of Calcutta’s Mission to the Poorest of the Poor

As universities gear up to receive students, or perhaps not, as the covidian case may be, depending on your 'vaxx status', we should leave...

Captain America as Cultural Chameleon

Alas for Captain America.  I know he is a fictional character, but, even so, he has had a rough time of it of late. First,...

Gregory, a Pope for All Seasons

One of the great joys of history is reminiscing about the past, giving hope for the present; for history is ‘eschatological’, moving towards a...

God as Three in One

A blessed solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, the greatest and most fundamental mystery of our Faith, signifying Who God is in His very...

Dominic and the Dogs of (Spiritual) War

(As Father Attard reminds us, this is the 8th centenary of the death of the great Saint Dominic, entering heaven on August 6th, 1221,...