The Eternal Perspective of Pope Saint John I

Today is the feast of Pope Saint John I (470-526), the first Pope to visit Constantinople, on an ambassadorial mission to Emperor Justin on...

Xavier the Missionary

Francis Xavier – the relic of whose forearm recently made a tour around Canada last year – was one of those remarkable men of...

Bartholomew’s Lack of Guile

We don't know all that much about today's saint, Bartholomew, the 'son of consolation', identified with the 'Nathaniel', the enigmatic figure in the first...

The Real Catherine the Great

Saint Catherine of Siena, born in 1347, and who died on this day in 1380, was in no uncertain terms a remarkable woman.  Born...

Tales of Canterbury

I hurtle in one of France’s TGV’s towards Rome, with ancient, stone-built French villages blurring by, nestled quite naturally in the breathtaking beauty of...

Saint John Neumann and Bishops

Today is the feast of Saint John Neumann, born in Bulgaria, but who  travelled to the United States in 1836 to seek ordination since...

A New Mission

Welcome, Dear Reader, As most of you have heard by now, Catholic Insight, for reasons that were primarily financial, decided earlier this year to cease...

Birthday Blessings to JP II, Marriage and the Liberals’ Ludicrous Energy Plan

*Today would have been the 96th birthday of Pope Saint John Paul II, who died just shy of his 85 birthday.  Very few Popes...

Hurricanes, Stocks and Good Pope John

The weather and the economy are both volatile, of late, with the aptly-named Hurricane Michael (‘who is like God’) smashing into the Florida panhandle, the...

Trump Emends the Johnson Amendment

President Trump, to his credit, yesterday eased the restrictions of the Johnson Amendment, named after Lyndon B. Johnson, who in his time as Senator...