Saint John Eudes: Giving Our All

A contemporary of his fellow Frenchman Descartes, Saint John Eudes (+1680) was of quite a different spirit. Rather that meditate on whether he existed...

Mandating Masking Madness, and Vaccines While We’re At It

Mask Mania, militaristically mandated, continues, almost unabated, the talisman of the age, the sign of do-gooder-ism - no, not a pro-life t-shirt, or even...

Jane Frances de Chantal and her Visitation

Jane Frances Fremiot (+1641) was a beautiful, refined young woman from Burgundy, betrothed to the handsome Baron de Chantal at 21 years old -...

The Comedic Tears of Saint Lawrence

Saint Lawrence (+258) lives on in legend, a Spaniard from Valencia, chosen in the very bloom of his early maturity by the intelligent and...

Dominic and the Dogs of (Spiritual) War

Saint Dominic (+1221) was one of those souls destined from birth to do great things - as, we may suppose, all saints are in...

Pope Sixtus and Companions, Martyrs To the End

Historians count ten traditional persecutions of Christians in the early Church – from the first, under Nero, beginning in 63 A.D. through a series...

Hiroshima Transfigured

As well as being the feast of the Transfiguration, this day also has the sombre anniversary of the first of two - and so...

The Guardian of Notre Dame du Cap

Blessed Frédéric Janssoone, O.F.M. (1838 - 1916) was a member of the Friars Minor in France, hailing from the northern-easternmost tip of that country,...

Why Aren’t (We) Catholics Holier Than They (We) Are?

On his visit to our college a number of years ago, the Jesuit scholar Father Koterski mentioned a book that he described as the...