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      Seat of Wisdom’s Annual Wojtyla Conference: Alleviating Loneliness Through the Liberal Arts

      We are pleased to announce this year’s Wojtyla Summer Institute for Teachers, which will take place August 5-8. This year’s theme, Only Connect: Alleviating Loneliness Through...

      The Woeful Wages of the Winnipeg Statement

      All things betrayeth thee, Who betrayest Me. (The Hound of Heaven, Francis Thompson) In a recent essay, titled Wherefore Canada, I cited reasons for what...

      The Saint Whose Speech Was Golden

      On Monday 26 July 2021 I had the grace of visiting Ravenna, once the capital city of the Western Roman Empire, from 402 till...

      Traditionis Custodes and the Faithful’s Response: Parrhesia

      On July 16th, Pope Francis issued the Motu Proprio Traditionis Custodes, On the Use of the Roman Liturgy Prior to the Reform of 1970....

      Saints Joachim and Anne: Grandparents of Jesus

      (From our archives:) Let us sing praises to Joachim and Anna, The couple honoured by God (as they are His kinsmen) They have borne for us the...

      Mozart’s 40th and 25th

      Mozart published his 40th symphony on this day in 1788, the 'great' in G minor, one of two symphonies he wrote in the minor...

      The Holy Mass As Sacrifice and Heavenly Food, Not Therapeutic Pablum and the Bread...

      This Sunday’s reflection is the third in a series of meditations on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, with specific references to the Ancient...

      Sometimes, Alas, Arguing is Futile

      Jesus provides us with a motive for acting, viz., the love of God, which in practical terms produces a love of our neighbours. That’s...

      Benedict and Bridget

      BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 27 October 2010   Saint Bridget of Sweden Dear Brothers and Sisters, On the eve of the Great Jubilee in anticipation of the...

      Pope Benedict and the Magdalene

      BENEDICT XVI ANGELUS Castel Gandolfo Sunday, 22 July 2012   Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Word of God this Sunday presents us once again with a fundamental, ever fascinating theme...