The Adoration of the Magi. Edward Burne-Jones, 1902. January 22, 2012 And Jesus saith to him, I will come and heal him. And the centurion making answer said, Lord, I am not worthy that Thou shouldst enter under my roof; but only say the word, and my servant shall be healed. Mt. 8:7-8 Any time… Continue reading Sermon for the Third Sunday After Epiphany
The Taking of Christ. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, 1602. Latin Mass Magazine - Winter/Spring 2013 Journalism’s favorite bullseye is the Catholic Church, and their most prized journalist is the Catholic anti-Catholic. This species of journalist has a unique pedigree. Her or she has been educated, for the most part, in the toniest Catholic universities, where… Continue reading The Strange Case of the Catholic Anti-Catholic
Latin Mass Magazine - Christmas 2012 Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the next few weeks, because the Nuns on the Bus may be rolling into your neighborhood. Nuns on the Bus? It is a project of Network, a nun’s group which lobbies for “social justice” (read: Leftist causes, with special emphasis on… Continue reading Nunsense, Redux
St. Jerome and the Trumpet of Doom. Jusepe de Ribera, 1637. New Oxford Review - April 2018 Ghosts from the 1970’s were stirring at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., this past November – at the Catholic Theological Union, to be exact. His Eminence Blaise Cardinal Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, was the guest speaker, and his… Continue reading Cardinal Cupich’s Uncertain Trumpet
May 2013 WARNING: Strong content. May be harmful to certain audiences. No Catholic must ever allow himself to be second to anyone in his loving homage to the Roman Pontiff. Few have expressed this obligation with more force and majesty than Pope St. Pius X. It was on November 18, 1912, and the saint was… Continue reading A Fearful Homage
Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, during Hanukkah celebrations in Buenos Aires, Argentina . December 12, 2012. Ever since Pope Paul III promulgated Regimini Militantes Ecclesiae (on the Governance of the Church Militant) in 1540, a race of giants roamed the earth. Their name – the Jesuits. While their charism was to be… Continue reading Of Giants and Jesuits
Post-Conciliar Art and Architecture and the Collapse of the Faith Latin Mass Magazine - Winter/Spring 2019 Interior of a Catholic Church. Bartholomeus van Bassen, 1626. If grace is the Church’s heart, and truth the Church’s soul, then art would have to be her face. And faces reveal the soul, whether a man’s soul would be… Continue reading Wither Our Catholic Churches?