A Silent Passion Sunday, Filled with Hope

Christ Jesus, though He was in the form of Go, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but emptied Himself,...

Davos and the ‘new’ New World Order

The Elites serve Democracy without the People. (George Walden, The New Elites) Yes, it’s that time of year when the rich and famous head to...

The Meaning of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

If a Supreme Court Justice said it was all right to abort your baby, then it was all right! For women everywhere and particularly...

Women and the State

Yet another female premier has been ousted from office after a single term. Is it too impolite, not to say politically incorrect, to ask...

The Last Words of Pope Saint John Paul II

On this Holy Saturday, 2019, as come to the end of a long and difficult Lent for so many, these final messages of Pope...

Eucharist: To Believe, or not to Believe?

Nineteenth Sunday Per Annum (C) August 11, 2019. ‘Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the...

The State as Corrupting

“Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.” ― Leo Tolstoy If you peruse the Showbiz section of any...

Thoughts on a Pestilence

Let’s see. Housebound by this COVID-19 crisis, I’ve been watching a lot of YouTube videos. Probably more than reasonable people might consider healthy. Nevertheless, this...

The Dedication of the Basilica of Saint John Lateran: A Call to Holiness

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...

For Mom and Dad, On Their 50th

There never was a marriage with no pain But they let hurts be helps along the way To greater union, making faults their gain And forging gold...