In Memoriam: Ian Ker (1942-2022)

November 6, 2022 Edward Short 13

Fr. Ian Ker, the leading authority on the life and work of St John Henry Cardinal Newman, died in the early morning of November 5th in hospital in Gloucester, England not far from his home […]

pope john xxiii leads the opening session of the second vatican council in st. peter's basilica at the vatican oct. 11

Vatican II, Sixty Years On

October 10, 2022 Peter M.J. Stravinskas 22

October 11th marks the sixtieth anniversary of the formal opening of the Second Vatican Council. In the lead-up to that day in 1962, my fifth-grade teacher, Sister Regina Rose (who just died last year at […]

The Dispatch

Jesus weeps

August 8, 2022 Peter M.J. Stravinskas 10

Editor’s note: The following homily was preached on the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (EF), August 7, 2022, at the Church of the Holy Innocents, New York City. Only twice in the entire New Testament do […]