Human Words and the Divine Word

Speaking to her beloved Romeo, Juliet says, "What's in a name?  That which we call a rose, by any other word would smell as...

The Immanence of Jerusalem: Preparing the Way of the Lord

  “1917 was the Balfour Declaration establishing Israel for the nations, 2017 was Trump’s declaration.”                                Yakov Hayman, chairman of the United Temple Movement   It’s been...

Walker Percy and the Modern Malaise

Walker Percy (1916-1990), born and raised in the South, was a member of that rare breed of southern Catholic writers. His grandfather and later...

The Millennial Fugue

Spare a thought for millennials, perhaps the most persecuted sector of our increasingly ignorant and spiritually impoverished society. Denied God and the firm Christian teaching...

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...

Hollywood Combusts

I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer....

Random Reflections on Jacques Maritain

Recently I was startled to realize, it being so uneasy a reminder of my own mortality, that the eminent French philosopher Jacques Maritain has...

The Governor General’s Hubris and Anti-Intellectualism

  On November 1, Governor General (GG) Julie Payette was a keynote speaker at the Canadian Science Policy Conference in Ottawa.  She touched upon a...

The Hundred Year War on the Family

Mere days after Our Lady’s final apparition at Fatima on October 13, 1917, the Bolsheviks took power over Russia and quickly established a totalitarian...

A Catholic Goes to the Movies

Conclusion (What follows is the conclusion to Father Daniel Callum's, C.S.B, new book, "A Catholic Goes to the Movies", just published by Justin Press. For...