"O Ineffable Creator...inspire my beginning, direct my progress, bring all to an end, you who art true God and man, who livest and reignest one God, world without end. Amen" (St. Thomas Aquinas)
May 17, 2016 (Steven O’Reilly) – It has been recently reported by two separate Catholic blogs that Pope Francis has established or is about to establish a commission to review Humanae Vitae. The blog Eponymous Flower citing the reporting of Marco Tossati on leaks from the Vatican, writes that Pope Francis intends to set up a … More Next up: Amoris Vitae?
May 13, 2017 (Steven O’Reilly) – Pope Francis visited Fatima this weekend to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of Mary on May 13, 2017, and to canonize Francisco and Jacinta. Granted I did not watch the full coverage of Pope Francis, and fast forwarded through the videos on YouTube but…what struck me … More The “bishop dressed in white” actually kneels, Francis
May 9, 2017 (Steven O’Reilly) – It has been sad to see the shabby treatment the former Grand Master of the Knights of Malta received at the hands of Pope Francis. By all accounts, the former Grand Master is a great man who has done great work for the poor throughout the world, and throughout … More Profiles in Obedience (to Rome)