Category: Holy Scripture

Peter and Malchus

And behold one of them that were with Jesus, stretching forth his hand, drew out his sword: and striking the servant of the high priest, cut off his ear (Matthew 26:51). But they laid hands on him, and held him. … Continue reading

Ascension Thursday

Ascension Thursday is one of six holy days of obligation (not counting all Sundays) in the United States, although most dioceses have now transferred it to the following Sunday. Canon Law has relegated the holy days to local bishops or … Continue reading

Queen of Heaven

As I noted in my article defending Padre Pio’s miraculous stigmata, if the belief is Catholic and traditional, you can bet that my friend, Pastor Joe, a Pentecostal minister, will be against it. The latest missive I received from him … Continue reading

The Crown of Thorns

And platting a crown of thorns they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand. And bowing the knee before him, they mocked him, saying: Hail, king of the Jews (Matthew 27:29). (Jesus therefore came forth, … Continue reading