Korea’s Martyrs, North and South

Today is the feast of the countless martyrs of Korea, led by the indomitable convert priest, Father Andrew Kim Taegon, tortured and beheaded in...

Trudeau’s Totalitarianism

A vote for Trudeau and his Liberals is a vote for totalitarianism, and a pernicious version at that. Before we cast that ballot, dear reader,...

Joseph of Cupertino: Flying Towards Heaven

According to the laws of physics, a man should not be able to fly, at least without technological help. But are not the 'laws...

Saint Robert Bellarmine’s Clarity of Mind and Soul

In the midst of the theological and cultural confusion in which our Church is mired, we could use a few more men with the...

Saints Cornelius and Cyprian, Shepherds for Christ and Martyrs for His Truth

Saint Cornelius was Pope for a scant two years in the middle of the third century, elected in 251 and put to death in...

Mater Dolorosa, Mother of Sorrows

A blessed memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows to all, a feast begun in the 1233 - in the youth of that greatest of...

Dante’s Seven Centuries

Dante Alighieri died 700 years ago today, at the age of 56, on the evening of September 13th, 1321, fittingly the vigil of the...

The Man with the Golden Mouth

Saint John Chrysostom (+407) was a model bishop, a doctor of the Church, an ascetic and contemplative monk who wanted only to retreat from...

9-11 at 20

It was twenty years ago today is the beginning of the Beatles' Sergeant Pepper, but a more sombre anniversary marks this day than teaching...

Sobieski Saves Europe in the Holy Name of Mary

The date for the attack on the Two Towers twenty years ago was not randomly chosen, for it was on September 11th three and...