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...

You’ve Been Googled

James Damore, an engineer at Google (or should I say former engineer at Google) was fired recently for sending around a memo criticizing his company's...

Dance me to the end of love

Is love dead, actually? A recent article bemoans the fact that we – well, Americans in particular – are falling out of love with...

Labor et Dolor

We recently held a faculty retreat at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, whose theme was 'Play'.  A curious focus, one might think, for serious-minded...

Beware Bagpiping Scotsmen

A bag piping Scotsman was recently fined in Montreal for carrying an 'illegal weapon', namely, his sgian-duh, literally his 'black', but more properly his...

John, the Beloved

On this third day of Christmas, we not only get three french hens, but, far better, we get to celebrate the beloved Apostle, Saint...

Theotokos, or Christotokos? A Christmas Heresy

I will often ask my students in class whether Christ was a human person.  The answer may seem straightforward:  Of course He was (or...

Ad Multos Annos, Father de Valk!

Father Alphonse de Valk, Founding Editor of Catholic Insight, celebrated the 51st anniversary of his ordination quite fittingly on December 11th, the eve of...

Conservative, Liberal, Vive la Difference?

I have an article on the 'requirements for political office, posted this  morning on Crisis magazine.  Again, feel free to peruse, and I will...

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...