Our Lord’s Baptism and Our Lady

And a voice came from heaven, ‘You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased’ (Lk. 3:22). ⧾ Today’s Feast of the...

Luke, Evangelist, Physician, Artist

A blessed feast of Saint Luke (+84) to all our readers! He was one of the four evangelists, author of the third Gospel -...

The Camillian Ideal

The feast of St Camillus de Lellis remains a very intriguing story which keeps speaking to us, even after four hundred years. Born on May...

Alphonsus of Ligouri, A Moral Teacher for All Ages

Saint Alphonsus Ligouri was a renaissance man, whose kind was a rarity back then, and even more so now in our age of degrees...

Saint Pius V: Between Heaven and Earth

Michel Ghislieri was born Anton in 1504, but took the name of the Archangel when he joined the Dominican Order at the age of...

Ten Years Ago Today, Two Great Popes Were Canonized

One decade ago, on April 27th, 2014, John Paul II together with John XXIII, were both canonized at St Peter’s Square by Pope Francis....

John, the Beloved

On this third day of Christmas, we not only get three french hens, but, far better, we get to celebrate the beloved Apostle, Saint...

Homily of JP II in the Basilica of the Annunciation, 2000

A blessed Solemnity of the Annunciation to one and all! Verbum caro factum est, alleluia! The feast is moved this year, since its traditional...

Leaning on the Chair of Peter

The Chair of Saint Peter, is a comforting one, a symbol of the 'pillar and bulwark' of the truth, which is the Church, signifying...

Blessed Marco D’Aviano: The Staunch Defender of the Freedom and Unity of Christian Europe

August 13th is the feast of Blessed Marco D’Aviano, who played a curcial role in Christian Europe of the seventh century. His importance can...