Pope Leo’s Vision

On October 13th, 1884, 33 years before the Miracle of the Sun in Fatima, Pope Leo XIII had a terrifying vision of the future of the Church. With a handful of cardinals and Vatican staff members in attendance, Pope Leo XIII had finished celebrating mass in the Vatican Chapel. He suddenly stopped at the foot of the altar, … More Pope Leo’s Vision

The 8th of September

This article was written by Mons Paul C Vella. Monsignor Vella is the Chaplain of the Cloistered Benedictine Nuns in Imdina. Fr Paul is a Conventual Chaplain of the Order of Malta. For us Maltese, this date is very particular and has a very particular significance, not only as regard the fact that as Catholics we honour … More The 8th of September

Damning Silence

This article was written by Br. Bartholomew Calvano, O.P. a student brother of the St. Joseph Province of the Order of Preachers. “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” – Edmund Burke Why do we do nothing? Why do we see evil and stay silent? In part, … More Damning Silence

The Generation that shouts: “God is Dead.”

This article was written by Zak Portelli. When the Roman Empire began to accept Christianity, society began to see great changes. Slaves begun to be respected as human beings, babies could no longer be thrown out onto the street simply because their father did not want them, the rich were no longer valued more than … More The Generation that shouts: “God is Dead.”

The Transfiguration

Written by then Cardinal Ratzinger in his book “Jesus of Nazareth”. Let us turn now to the text of the Transfiguration narrative itself.  There we are told that Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up onto a high mountain by themselves. (Mark 9:2)  We will come across these three again on the … More The Transfiguration

Cardinal Sarah’s challenge to traditionalists

This article first appeared in the July 20 2017 issue of the Catholic Herald. The Cardinal uses the term ‘reconciliation’ because moving towards his vision begins with a change of heart. The tenth anniversary of Summorum Pontificum – Pope Benedict XVI’s statute which granted priests the liberty to celebrate the “old Latin Mass”, now known as … More Cardinal Sarah’s challenge to traditionalists