A Reader’s Criticism and a Rallying Cry

A reader - perhaps, as he admits, for his first and only time - wrote the following comment in response to my Dominion Day...

The Quite Real Limits of Evil

(For those who prefer auditory format, we will record some of these articles as 'podcasts', and please do let us know what you think). History,...

Maria Goretti: Defeating Lust by the Grace of God

It was a day much like today, a hot, humid and sweltering July 6th in the year of our Lord 1902, in a small...

Saint Anthonoy Zaccaria’s Barnabites

Saint Anthony Zaccaria (+1539), from noble lineage in late-renaissance Italy, was born in Rome in 1502, on the cusp of the Protestant revolt against the...

Doubting, But Faithful, Thomas

Saint Thomas, the Apostle, is called 'Didymus', the 'twin', perhaps, as some surmised, because he looked a lot like Christ. Whether that be true,...

Our Original, Glorious and Very Catholic Anthem

A happy and grateful Canada Day to all our readers which I prefer to call Dominion Day, as signifying more fully our allegiance to...

Canada’s Dominion Day

A blessed Canada, or more properly, Dominion Day to all our readers, on which we celebrate the official founding of ‘Canada’ as a (mostly)...

The Protomartyrs and the Anti-Christ

The blood of martyrs is the seed of the Church - Tertullian (+240 A.D.) The first, or proto-, martyrs of the Church of Rome commemorate...

Peter and Paul’s Eschatological War

A blessed solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, comites, as they say in Latin, companions in life and in death, martyred under the diabolical...

The Solemnity of John the Liminal and Luminous Baptist

We celebrate the birthdays of three ‘saints’ in our Liturgy: Christ Himself, the Son of God, of course, on Christmas Day; His Mother, the...