Christus Natus Est, Gaudeamus!

A very merry, blessed and joyous Christmas to all our readers, which we hope is filled with God's grace and good cheer.  Someone sent...

Canisius, Cantius and Catechetics

In this last week of Advent, there are two saints, oft overlooked, celebrated in a muted way each year: Peter Canisius (1521 - 1597),...

The Advent Acronym of the O Antiphons

Tomorrow, we begin the seven days of proximate preparation for Christmas.  We should try, in the midst of a consumerist culture, to resist the...

Am I not your Mother?

We celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe today, a commemoration elevated to a feast on the eve of the Third Millennium by Pope John Paul...

God’s Most Perfect Creation

A blessed and joyous solemnity of the Immaculate Conception to all Catholic Insight readers. Pope Blessed Pius IX, Pio Nono, proclaimed the doctrine of...

Minimum Wage Follies

One might think that the intended raising of the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2019 is a Wynne win for the little...

When Harry met Meaghan

The headline reads: 'Meaghan Markle is the strong, modern, feminist princess we need right now'. In case you have not heard, Prince Harry, the...

Christus Rex

A blessed solemnity of Christ the King to one and all, in this last week before Advent, the last liturgical solemnity of the year,...

Catherine: Scholar, Martyr, Virgin, Saint

In one of those ironies of God's history, the patron saint of philosophers is a teenage virgin martyr from the fourth century, Catherine of Alexandria...

Peter and Paul and the Path to Rome

Today's memorial of the dedication of the basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul reminds us of the importance of the Church in Rome, as...