The God of Love: Christ in the Song of Songs

By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for...

A Primer for Our Lenten Pilgrimage

‘Worship the Lord your God, and serve only Him’ (Mt. 4:11). On Ash Wednesday we begin the observance of the holy season of Lent with...

The Backstory of the Daily News: Notes on Science, Politics and Gnosticism by Eric...

(Eric Voeglin (1901-1985) was a German political philosopher, who narrowly escaped the Gestapo, and spent most of his life in America. He wrote voluminously,...

First Sunday: The Hope and Joy of Lent

‘Worship the Lord your God, and serve only Him’ (Mt. 4:11). On Ash Wednesday we began the observance of the holy season of Lent with...

Canada at the Gates of…

“It is gravely unjust to enact laws that legalize euthanasia or justify and support suicide, invoking the false right to choose a death improperly...

Trials, Purification and Transfiguration

And He was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became dazzling white (Mt. 17:2). On the second Sunday...

Contra Cardinal McElroy’s Moral Muddle

In January, Cardinal Robert McElroy, one of the most recent Bishops elevated to the cardinalate by Pope Francis, published quite a controversial article in...

Third Sunday and Thirsting at the Well For the Water of Life

‘Give me a drink’ (Jn. 4:7). The conversation of Our Lord and the Samaritan woman revolves around the gift of water. This request is presented...

Mercy, Not Mutilation!

(Father Robert Weaver makes an intriguing analogy here, in the theme of not accepting 'who we are' before God, whether that be a different...

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem: The Vital Importance of Catechetics

The saints during Lent - with few exceptions, such as Saint Joseph - are celebrated as muted 'commemorations', but that does not decrease their...