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      The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains

      One of the most studied patients in neuropsychological history, from 1957 until his death in 2008, was a patient known through his life only...

      The Church Will Become Smaller…

      From the crisis of today the Church of tomorrow will emerge—a Church that has lost much. She will become small and will have to...

      Pope Saint John Paul’s 11th Station

      THE ELEVENTH STATION Jesus is nailed to the Cross. V. Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi. R. Quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum.From the Gospel according...

      Is Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder?

      College professors sometimes have too much time on their hands. While digging around in the crypt of an old medieval library in Oxford, I...

      Davos and the ‘new’ New World Order

      The Elites serve Democracy without the People. (George Walden, The New Elites) Yes, it’s that time of year when the rich and famous head to...

      Argo: Hollywood gets the hostage treatment

      R for some language and violent images Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by Ben Affleck Cast: Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston, Victor Garber, John Goodman Screenplay: Chris TerrioBen...

      St. Gianna and the working Catholic mom

      First, a clarification: All moms work, whether they stay at home or go out and earn a paycheque. For this post, I am defining...

      Miley Cyrus’s unfortunate legacy

      The powers that be at Webster's added twerk to the dictionary the other day and wordsmiths everywhere cried and threw up in their mouths a...

      Vatican releases survey on faith and doctrine: world says Church is now democracy

      The Vatican just released a survey asking for parish-level input on next year's Synod on Faith and Family.The questionnaire has been sent to all Catholic parishes;...

      Saint George and England’s Fighting Spirit

      Today is a national holiday in England, as they celebrate the semi-legendary Saint George, slayer of the dragon and rescuer of princesses, the patron...