Catholic Cleric Scientists

When it comes to the Catholic Church, the old maxim certainly holds, which says that it is not so much that people are in ig...
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Jews and the Sassanid Capture of Jerusalem

One of the most traumatic events for eastern Christians of the early Middle Ages was the capture of Jerusalem by the Sassani...
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Demonic Impregnation: Incubi and Succubi

This is the third installment in a series of essays studying the biblical Nephilim, in relation to the tale in Genesis 6 of ...
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Free RCIA Program Notes and Outlines

When I was an RCIA director, I used to get solicited all the time by companies selling expensive RCIA curricula, sometimes i...
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Life in Medieval Cluny

Founded as part of the Benedictine reform in the early 10th century, the French abbey of Cluny would grow to become an enorm...
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Comparing the New and Traditional Lectionaries

In commentary after commentary of defenders of the Novus Ordo, from liberals to so-called conservatives, a constant point th...
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