Category: Columns

The Son of Thy Handmaid

The Son of Thy Handmaid Behold the handmaid of the Lord, be it done unto me according to thy word (Our Lady’s Fiat at the Annunciation) Yesterday, August 22, is the traditional feast day for the Immaculate Heart of Mary. … Continue reading

Good Things

He hath filled the hungry with the good things (Our Lady’s Magnificat) It seems that no matter where I turn in the scriptures I find the term “good things.” Doing a tally from the Douay Concordance, one finds ninety-one usages … Continue reading

La Civiltà Cattolica versus Captain America

Two collaborators of Pope Francis have written an editorial lambasting America’s religious right in the pages of La Civiltà Cattolica. The editorial, penned by Father Antonio Spadaro S.J. (Civiltà’s editor) and Argentine Presbyterian Pastor Marcelo Figueroa, is entitled Evangelical Fundamentalism and Catholic … Continue reading