Newman and His Fierce, Unchanging Religion

I will not shrink from uttering my firm conviction, that it would be a gain to this country, were it vastly more superstitious, more...

Sixth Sunday of Easter: Friends of Christ, and Friends of Each Other

‘You are my friends if you do what I command you. I do not call you servants any longer because the servant does not...

C.S. Lewis’ ‘Mere Christianity’ as ‘Mere Puritanism’

 In a letter of 11 December 1944 C. S. Lewis mentions five “shining examples of human holiness”. Along with Saint Francis, George Herbert, George...

Waking up to Wokeness

Wokeism Meme: Compared to Me, You’re a Moral Failure: If You Disagree, You’re Part of the Problem Did you know that Michel Foucault, the French...

Catherine of Siena, Mystic, Doctor and Reformer

Ecclesia semper reformanda est.  So goes the old saying - the Church is always in need of reform -now, perhaps, more than ever - and...

Fourth Sunday of Easter: Hearing the Voice of the Good Shepherd

I am the Good Shepherd. The Good Shepherd lays down His life for the sheep (Jn. 10:11). Today is Good Shepherd Sunday and as we...

Humility Breaks the Pride of The Demon

“Those forty days, then, and forty nights, I lay prostrate before the LORD, because he had threatened to destroy you.” (Deuteronomy 9:25) Fr. Dominik Chmielewski...

St George, Faithful Servant of God and Invincible Martyr

On April 23rd, the universal Church celebrates with great joy the feast of St George. Besides being a saint of the early times of...

Saint Anselm’s Idea of God

“ontology” defined ~ the science of being Some students are fortunate enough to have had a teacher who made all the difference in life. I...

The Third Sunday of Easter and the Battle for the Sacred

Jesus Christ the righteous…he is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole...