The Indomitable Hilary of Poitiers

Today is the feast of Saint Hilary of Poitiers (310-367), Bishop and Doctor of the Church, who was such a brilliant foe of the...

Marguerite Bourgeoys and What Canada May Yet Be

Today is the feast of Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys (1620-1700), founder of the Congregation of Notre-Dame, and founder also of the first official schools in...

Of Death and Baptism

Another day, yet another terrorist attack, this time in Israel, where a Palestinian, an 'ISIS sympathizer', drove a truck through a squad of Israeli...

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...

Of 2017, and the Continuing Struggle of and with Islam

Ringing in the new year of 2017, rife with predictions from seers and others on what might happen during this 100th anniversary of the...

Of Holy Families, Peace and Good Will Toward Men

Today's feast of the Holy Family reminds us of the fundamental importance of this 'basic building block' of each and every society, not just...

Of Silence, Saint Death and Saint John

Feel free to peruse an article I just finished on Shuasku Endo's controversial novel Silence, published in 1966, and now soon to be released...

Pope John Paul II’s Final Christmas Address

For putting us spiritually into the Christmas spirit, here is the Pope Saint John Paul II's final Christmas address, from 2004, which seems now...

Christmas Terror

As a number of pundits have predicted, there was a terrorist attack in Berlin, at a Christmas festival, with a multi-ton 'lorry' smashing full...

Italian Marriage, Atlantic Bishops and Continuing Mayhem

From the extinction of marriage files:  Italy is considering officially removing the 'fidelity' aspect  in the promises of legal marriage; no longer will one...