Karl Stern on Psychiatry and Religion

“On the deepest, ontological level, it is true that where there is Neurosis there is something wrong with Faith, Hope, and Charity.” Karl Stern Karl...

The Significance of the March for Life

The upcoming feast of Saint Matthias, May 14th, paradoxically marks the sombre anniversary of the legalization of abortion in Canada, under Trudeau Sr., in...

Two Theological Models in Comparison: Bernard and Abelard

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 4 November 2009 Two Theological Models in Comparison: Bernard and Abelard Dear Brothers and Sisters, In my last Catechesis I presented the main features...

The Cleansing Fire of Purgatory

Now He is God not of the dead, but of the living; for to Him all of them are alive. (Lk. 20:38) As we approach...

The Mills of God Grind Slowly

We are currently witnessing numerous calamities in the order of nature: earthquakes, droughts, floods, and disasters which cause the unforeseen death of thousands of...

Venantius and his Vexilla

Vexilla regis prodeunt;                        The banners of the king come forth; fulget crucis mysterium,                     brightly gleams the mystery of the cross quo carne carnis conditor                   by which...

Pentecost’s Fortitude

‘Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me so I send you’ (Jn. 20:21). ⧾ The text of the Gospel brings us back...

Bonaventure and Thomas

(In light of the recent feast of Saint Bonaventure, on July 15th, here are some thoughts on the great Franciscan cardinal, scholastic, doctor of...

The Miracle on Assumption Day

Victory in battle does not depend on who has the largest army; it is the Lord's power that determines the outcome (1 Maccabaeus 3:9) Presumably...

Intolerant of Truth

“For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around...