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      That We May See What Maritain Saw

      Born and raised in the age of the horse and buggy, the Frenchman Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) is widely regarded as the 20th Century's most...

      Homily of Pope John Paul II on Padre Pio’s Canonization

      CANONIZATION OF ST PIO OF PIETRELCINA, CAPUCHIN PRIEST HOMILY OF JOHN PAUL II Sunday, 16 June 2002 1. "For my yoke is easy and my burden light"...

      Peter Philips – Exiled English Composer

      Last summer, I had the opportunity to attend the Canadian Renaissance Summer Music School in London, Ontario. The week was filled with an abundance...

      Matthew’s Marvelous Metanoia

      Saint Matthew, also known as Levi, presents Christ as the new Moses, leading His people from the darkness and slavery of sin into the...

      Sunday Musical Selection: O Magnum Mysterium

      A reader wanted a version of O Magnum Mysterium, by Tomas Luis Victoria, first published in 1572, at the height of the Catholic restoration,...

      Who are the Workers in the Vineyard?

      . . . the rabbis said: “Solomon had three thousand parables to illustrate each and every verse , and a thousand and five interpretations...

      Januarius and His Blood

      Saint Januarius was bishop of Benevuento, in the south-west of Italy, about whom a number of legends are told - that he survived unscathed...
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      La Salette

      (A Letter from Pope Saint John Paul II to the Bishop of Grenoble in 1996, on the 150th anniversary of the vision at La...

      General Audience on Saint Robert Bellarmine

      BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Audience Hall Wednesday, 23 February 2011 Saint Robert Bellarmine Dear Brothers and Sisters, Born on 4 October 1542 in Montepulciano near Siena, he was...

      Pergolesi’s Sublime Stabat Mater

      This versions of the Stabat Mater - the classic 13th century hymn in praise of Our Lady of Sorrows - put to music by...