Matthew’s Marvelous Metanoia

Saint Matthew, also known as Levi, presents Christ as the new Moses, leading His people from the darkness and slavery of sin into the...

Korea’s Martyrs, North and South

Today is the feast of the countless martyrs of Korea, led by the indomitable convert priest, Father Andrew Kim Taegon, tortured and beheaded in...

Joseph of Cupertino: Flying Towards Heaven

According to the laws of physics, a man should not be able to fly, at least without technological help. But are not the 'laws...

The Stigmata of Saint Francis

On September 17th, the Franciscan Order celebrates the Feast when our Seraphic Father Francis received the Stigmata of the Crucified Christ. The servant of God,...

Saint Robert Bellarmine’s Clarity of Mind and Soul

In the midst of the theological and cultural confusion in which our Church is mired, we could use a few more men with the...

Saints Cornelius and Cyprian, Shepherds for Christ and Martyrs for His Truth

Saint Cornelius was Pope for a scant two years in the middle of the third century, elected in 251 and put to death in...

Mater Dolorosa, Mother of Sorrows

A blessed memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows to all, a feast begun in the 1233 - in the youth of that greatest of...

The Man with the Golden Mouth

Saint John Chrysostom (+407) was a model bishop, a doctor of the Church, an ascetic and contemplative monk who wanted only to retreat from...

Claver’s Fidelity

Saint Peter Claver (+Sept. 8, 1654) was a Jesuit priest in the first missionary fervour of Ignatius' nascent Society, a native of Spain, but...

Our Lady’s Nativity

A blessed and joyful birthday to Mary, a feast that has been celebrated since at least the sixth century in Syria, in the wake...