St Joseph Moscati, Holy Physician of the Poor  

November 16th is the feast day of St Joseph Moscati, the holy doctor of Naples. I had the joy of visiting him in July...

Thirty Third Sunday, Humility and the End of Time

At that time Michael the great prince, the protector of your people, shall arise (Dan. 12:1).  As we approach the end of the liturgical year...

Symbolism Over Substance

Jesus came to them and said: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Therefore go and make disciples of...

The Dedication of the Basilica of Saint John Lateran: The First Church of Christendom,...

Brothers and sisters, you are God’s building. ... For God’s temple is holy, and you are that temple. (1 Cor 3:9, 17) November 9th, just before...

Joseph, Our Spiritual Father

In my last article which I wrote for Catholic Insight, I noted the significance of Saint Joseph’s title of Virginal Father and its merits...

Thirty Second Sunday: Giving Our All For God

Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury. For…she out of her...

Becoming Blind to Pornography on the Internet

“And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and throw it from you; it is better for you to enter life...

Saint Catherine of Genoa, the Holy Souls, and True Reform

(On this commemoration of All Souls, beginning this month dedicated to all the faithful departed, here is a meditation on the great Saint Catherine...

Praying for and with All the Holy Souls

A blessed All Souls’ Day to all our readers. Here is an article from our archives, which sums up the Church's tradition of praying...

Blessed Rosario Livatino: A Martyr for Justice

Friday 29 October 2021 remains an historic date for those who venerate Blessed Rosario Livatino, for today is his first liturgical memorial. Rosario Livatino, or...