Carnage in Sri Lanka

The Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, killing nearly three hundred, wounding five hundred more, have merited near-universal condemnation. Worshipers at Sunday Mass –...

Notre Dame and France’s Baptism

Nothing is accidental in God’s providence, which guides all things – concretely and immediately – to their final end, in the overall plan He...

The Salvific Suffering of Christ

A blessed Passion/Palm Sunday to all our readers, a day of great solemnity, wherein we meditate on Christ’s pilgrimage towards His own death, and...

Martin and Maximus, Confessors and Martyrs

As we stand on the eve of Holy Week, it is fitting that the Church recall on this memorial, Pope Saint Martin I (+649),...

Real Black Holes and Fantasy Budgets

We now have our first actual photographic image of a black hole, those theoretical entities first posited in a rudimentary way by John Michell...

The Night that Life went down to Georgia

Georgia’s Senate has just passed  HB 481, the Living Infants Fairness and Equality Act, which would make it illegal to abort – murder –...

Childless Despair and Childlike Hope

This rather sad article recounts the growing movement of deliberate childlessness, in the United States, and beyond. Or, as those in the...

Rediscovering Sacred Limits

Is the attack on Edmonton priest Father Marcin Maroniuk, following hot on the heels of the knifing of the rector of the Montreal Oratory, another...

Mary’s Hope

A blessed solemnity of the Annunciation, which commemorates the central feast of the Incarnation – the Word made flesh - the conception of the...

Persecution Rising

The rector of Saint Joseph’s Oratory, Father Claude Grou, was attacked during Mass the other day, as a ‘tall, thin man in...