Preaching Christ Crucified

Go into most Protestant churches and you may find a cross, but you will not find a crucifix located anywhere. Go into any Catholic...

Palm and Passion Sunday

And behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom, and the earth shook, and the rocks were split...

The Indefatigable Saint Turibius

Saint Turibius of Mogrovejo (+1606), a missionary bishop of Lima, Peru from 1579 until his death in 1606, is a heroic model for bishops...

Pope Saint John Paul II’s Last Lent

Here is Pope Saint John Paul II’s final Lenten meditation, which he finished on September 8th, 2004 – the birthday of Our Lady -...

Christianity and Common Sense

Can one jump down one’s own throat? This was G.K. Chesterton's reply to those who claim that anything is possible. When we exercise common...

Investigation Yields Disturbing Findings on Catholic Relief Services

An exhaustive investigation by two Catholic organizations into Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in three African countries has revealed pervasive contraception promotion and abortion referrals. Joint research...

Fourth Sunday in Lent: Laetare, and Life’s Meaning and Purpose

For we are what He has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of...

Saint Frances of Rome – Finding Your Path Where You May Not Have Wanted

We should not be surprised that the saints speak to us through the ages, how they responded in their own era - always with...

Alexis de Tocqueville On Christian Democracy

“I believe that our descendants will tend more and more to be divided into only two parts, those leaving Christianity entirely and those entering...

Third Sunday of Lent: Accepting or Rejecting God’s Truth

Nevertheless, God was not pleased with most of them, and they were struck down in the wilderness (1 Cor. 10:5). ⧾ These sobering words from...