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      The Fading of the Feminist Fad

      I’m a nasty woman,” Ashley Judd 2017 Three years ago – the Saturday after Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration in Washington – a million women gathered...

      Blessed Candles, Holy Families

      In the past year, the Good Lord has willed that some serious challenges beset my family, challenges which have brought me to my knees...

      Candlemas and the Keeping of the Law

      When the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, Mary and Joseph brought the child Jesus up to Jerusalem to...

      The Challenge of the Presentation

      Are there passages from the Bible that frighten you, or at least make you think twice about yourself and your behaviour? Thomas Merton—a well-known...

      The Melody of Christ in Candlemas

      A blessed feast of the Presentation to all our readers, which used to, and still may, be called Candlemas, a celebration of the light...

      The Dreadful but Hopeful Dream of the Two Pillars

      Try to picture yourselves with me on the seashore, or, better still, on an outlying cliff with no other land in sight. The vast...

      Pope Benedict and the Angelic Doctor

      BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 2 June 2010 Saint Thomas Aquinas Dear Brothers and Sisters, After several Catecheses on the priesthood and on my latest Journeys, today...

      Lawlessness and Trumping Choice

      Besides being the memorial - or, as I like to think of it, the feast - of Saint Thomas Aquinas, this is also the...

      Prayer for Life

      A Pope’s Homily at Auschwitz

      APOSTOLIC PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND HOLY MASS AT THE CONCENTRATION CAMP HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS JOHN PAUL II Auschwitz-Bierkenau, 7 June 1979 1. "This is the victory that overcomes...