Go Up Thou Bald Head

I was greatly encouraged today to see that St John of the Cross was bald headed, and a very polite female colleague told me today that, “God only created a limited number of perfect craniums, and that’s why certain men are bald…” The prophet Elisha is the most famous saintly baldy. When he was mocked [Read More...]

Happy Priest

Today is the first anniversary of my ordination to the priesthood. These are the new violet vestments made for St Joseph’s School. [Read more...]

John of the Cross

In order to arrive there, To arrive where you are, to get from where you are not, You must go by a way wherein there is no ecstasy. In order to arrive at what you do not know You must go by a way which is the way of ignorance. In order to possess what [Read More...]

Golden Compass Goes South

American Papist reports the delightful news that the Pullman atheist propaganda film is a box office flop. This shouldn’t be a surprise. The fact of the matter is that atheism just doesn’t delight anyone. Narnia enchants people because it is positive and full of light and faith. Lord of the Rings is built on beauty, [Read More...]

Religion of Peace?

Read here about the death threats a British ex-Muslim girl received from her family. The article outlines how capital punishment for conversion from Islam is an integral part of the Islamic religion. In The Independent Dominic Lawson comments on the same issue, saying part of the reason for the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in Britain [Read More...]

Immaculate Conception

How silently and secretly God chose to give humanity a new start. How silently and secretly he created the second Eve. How silently and secretly she who would trample Satan underfoot was conceived in this dark world. How silently and secretly God’s plan for redemption began. [Read more...]


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