Pope Benedict and Saint Boniface

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 11 March 2009 Saint Boniface, the Apostle of the Germans Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today, we shall reflect on a great eighth-century...

It’s Always the Right Time to Leisure

Many years ago, I attended an academic talk that left a lasting impression – more so for my reaction to it than for its...

Saint Juliana of Cornillon and the Institution of Corpus Christi

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Wednesday, 17 November 2010  Saint Juliana of Cornillon Dear Brothers and Sisters, This morning too I would like to introduce a female figure to you....

Bees from Beelzebub

Beelzebub,  mentioned in 2 Kings, was a prince of demons worshiped by the Philistines, whose most famous warrior was Goliath killed in battle with...

On Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Walsingham

(On this feast of the Visitation, it is fitting that we post this reflection from contributor Rebecca Jacobson on a pilgrimage she took to...

The Feast of the Visitation

A blessed feast of the Visitation, to all our readers, wherein we recall the meeting of four chosen souls: Our Lady, Saint Elizabeth, and...

Corpus Christi: The Gift of the Holy Eucharist

(Here in Canada, Corpus Christi is transferred to the following Sunday, but the traditional day is the Thursday after Pentecost. So we will commemorate...

The Most Holy Trinity

For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received a spirit of adoption to sonship....

A Female 2024 Graduate Responds to Harrison Butker

This year’s commencement speaker for Benedictine College, a small Catholic school in Atchison, Kansas, stirred up a heap of controversy from the media. Harrison...

Father Kapaun’s March Through the Valley of Death

John Stansifer has written a fascinating and inspiring life – I could scarcely put it down - on Father Emil Kapaun, an army chaplain...