Saints Meme

Brad tags me for this meme: The assigned task is to list my four favorite saints, one favorite blessed, and one person I think should have been a saint. Here goes. Four favorite saints: St Joseph, St Therese of Lisieux, St Benedict, St Elizabeth Ann Seton. Favorite Blessed: Bl. Teresa of Calcutta The last category [Read More...]

The Mystery of Psalm 46

St George’s Day is also the anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Do you know the mystery of Psalm 46? It goes like this: William Shakespeare was 46 years old the year the King James Version of the Bible was published. Get out your KJV (you good Catholics who don’t own one will have [Read More...]

Catherine of Siena Institute

The folks over at the Catherine of Siena Institute are the people behind the brilliant ‘Called and Gifted’ workshops. They have posts about the kerfuffle on this blog about the term ‘Evangelical Catholicism’. If you would like to get away from the snap judgements, bias and name calling and get some sober professional and learned [Read More...]

For England

St George–what a perfect patron for England. That noble land where chivalry and gentle manners prevailed! St George– a knight on a white charger! A knight prepared to lance the dragon to defend purity and the fair maiden! St George–more mythical and mystical than any other saint for a country more mythical and mystical than [Read More...]

Comment from Sante Croce

Some time ago I posted about the relics of the true cross. Going through comments this morning I was delighted to find that one of the monks who serves at the Church of Sante Croce reads my blog, and took the time to leave a comment on his experiences of living with the relics and [Read More...]

Abortion and Infanticide in Britain

British priest Fr Ray Blake posts here on the increasing incidence of babies surviving late term abortions in Britain. This is not for those with a weak stomach. [Read more...]