Mellow-faced, with eyes of faery, wistful clad in tinted leaves, See the brown October tarry by the golden rows of sheaves; Oak & acorn in his garland, fruit & wineskin in his hands, Mystic pilgrim from a far... More →
Nothing can be made again exactly as it once was. That would include the Catholic Christendom which consisted of the peoples of the lands of Europe and their overseas outposts whose laws and customs were rooted in and... More →
This year’s Conference was a rousing success. We had a full house for the two days of talks and a wonderful time socializing and getting to know the new folks who came; one from California (he was inducted... More →
From the city of saints, Lima, Peru. The new president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, was sworn into office this past July. His father was a medical doctor, worked in Poland before... More →Vatican to Recognize Four Illegitimately Consecrated CPA Bishops?
In the abrupt report given below, Marshall Connolly, for Catholic Online, has an erroneous affirmation. He writes that the Pope ‘s rumored agreement with the Communists will respect his... More →Does Catholic Moral Teaching Matter Any More?
On Thursday, October 20, 2016, three Catholic institutions, one in New York, and two in Boston, held fundraising galas which reveal, effectively, the current, debilitated state of American Catholicism, and... More →Robert Louis Stevenson, Father Damien, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Robert Louis Stevenson visited Molokai in 1889 shortly after Saint Father Damien’s death (April 1889). He spent eight days there assisting Sister Marianne Cope (also canonized) with the lepers... More →Column Archives
Our Lord Jesus Christ is truly King. As Pope Pius XI taught, He is so by right of nature, that is, by virtue of His being the God-Man; but He is also King “by a right of conquest, which He acquired when He became our Redeemer.” One way to conceptualize the life of Christ is as a warrior come... More →
Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s immoral mistress, was so filled with diabolic hatred for Saint John Fisher, that after the king had ordered the holy Bishop decapitated, she took his head by the hair and slapped his face cutting her finger on the saint’s teeth. The wound never healed. Her punishment was condign for she... More →