Gregory, a Pope for the Ages

One of the great joys of history is reminiscing about the past, giving hope for the present; for history is ‘eschatological’, moving towards a...

The Greatness of Humility

Twenty-second Sunday Per Annum (C) September 1, 2019. Perform your tasks with humility….To the humble the Lord reveals His secrets…By the humble He is glorified...

The Baptist and Losing One’s Head

The celebration of the beheading of Saint John the Baptist - after all, it was his expeditious entrance into heaven - is sort of...

Augustine the Great

A blessed memorial of the great Saint Augustine (354-430), bishop and doctor of the Church, and perhaps the greatest theologian in her history (although,...

Pray for Canada

It’s getting darker out here! No, your eyes do not deceive you. Nor does the steady drumbeat of depressing news confirming that, since the...

Ave Maria, Regina Mundi et Coeli!

A blessed memorial of the Queenship of Mary, a feast formally instituted by Pope Pius XII on October 11, 1954, in his encyclical Ad...

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 Purifying Fire of Truth

Twentieth Sunday Per Annum (C) August 18, 2019. Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you,...

Our Lady, Assumed

A blessed and joyous solemnity of the Assumption to one and all, a day commemorating the taking up of the Virgin Mary, body and...

Dancing on Pinnochio’s Grave: The Ten Lies of Socialism

You belong to your father, the devil, … for he is a liar and the father of lies. John 8:44 Thomas J. DiLorenzo is a...