I In 1925 Pius XI proclaimed the feast of Christ the King as an assertion of the Catholic Church’s protest against the rise of fascism and the growing power of communism. Pius XI asserted the old Constantinian power of the Church as the only center of allegiance for Roman Catholics. At a considerable cost to … More Costs of the Kingdom
A nation that forgets its past is vulnerable to becoming a victim of its future. The events of Friday night in Paris are a reminder to all of us, if ever we needed it, of a changed and rapidly changing world. Our hearts reach out to the people of Paris as they awaken to loss and … More We will Remember them!
An interpretation of the fable of the widow’s mite For some time, we have been following the events of Jesus’ road trip from Galilee to Jerusalem. In Mark’s narration of the events along the way Jesus has now reached his destination. Mark 12:38-44 is one of the most remembered passages in the New Testament. It is … More The Two Faces of Tradition