Anselm, Show Trials and Truth

Saint Anselm (+1109) was bishop of the see of Canterbury, back when it was still Catholic, and remained officially so until the predations of...

Blessed Blondin and Bureaucracy

Bd. Marie-Anne Blondin (+1890), whose feast was just the other day, and of whom you may never have heard, founded a religious congregation of...

For a Few More Medical Moscatis

April 12th marked the anniversary of the death of Saint Joseph Moscati, an Italian physician, who dedicated his life to helping the sick and the...

Annunciation to Mary

A blessed solemnity of the Annunciation, which has been transferred this year from March 25th (which was in Holy Week). Commemorating the conception of...

The Mercy of Hell?

So, what of hell? As you may have heard, and on which I wrote a few days ago, Pope Francis has allegedly (through the...

Christ and the Resurrected Body

We are now on the seventh day of the Easter Octave, eight days that are one long, glorious day, so this Friday is treated...
Pope St. John Paul II

The Mystery of Salvific Suffering

Last week, a fire broke out in a mall, located in Kemerovo, a remote city in Siberia, on a day that happened to be...

Dr. Hawking’s Pi

Today is Pi Day, the third month and 14th day, signifying of course 3.14, the first digits in the ratio of a circle's circumference...

John of God

Saint John of God, whose baptismal name was João Duarte Cidade, lived an incredible life: on the streets alone soon after the tender age...

Of Saint Thomas’ Death and Voting

Saint Thomas Aquinas died on this day, March 7, 1274, at the Cistercian monastery of Fossanuova in Italy, between Naples and Rome (where there...