The Perpetual Virginity of St. Joseph?

A quality that has defined my ten years of priesthood and most of my life is a consistent and deep devotion to St. Joseph....

The Uselessness of Utopias

(The term 'utopia' was coined by the great statesman and martyr, Thomas More, in his 1516 book by the same name. It literally means...

The Birth of John the Liminal and Luminous Baptist

A blessed Solemnity! We celebrate the birthdays of three ‘saints’ in our liturgical calendar: Christ Himself, the Son of God, of course, on Christmas...

Twelfth Sunday: Persevering to the End

Fear no one….Everyone therefore who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father in heaven (Mt. 10: 26, 32). Our Lord addresses...

Saint Joseph’s Perpetual Virginity and the Apocrypha

Some time ago a good friend of mine asked me to write an article touching on the Perpetual Virginity of Saint Joseph and concerning...

Life Beyond the Sting of Death

There is surprisingly little in the Old Testament about the immortality of the soul. The later books talk about it, but the early books...

Eleventh Sunday: The Vital Necessity of the Mass

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name (Ps. 92). Our celebration of the Paschal Mystery in all...

Pope Benedict and Anthony of Padua

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Paul VI Audience Hall Wednesday, 10 February 2010 Saint Anthony of Padua Dear Brothers and Sisters, Two weeks ago I presented St Francis of Assisi. This morning...

On the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

On this June 7th, 2024, the entire Church is celebrating the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, falling this year some 19...

Traditionalism, the Charismatic Renewal and the End of Christendom

Christendom is dead and God is calling His Church to rise up and rebuild His Church. I see myself as a “tradismatic” Catholic, to...