August 16, 2018 - Catholic Herald

August 16, 2018

The new destitution

Co-written with Andrew Dorsey Last month, as the school holidays began, children and teachers breathed a sigh of relief. But at one school in...

The big story of the past seven days

✣ ✣ Argentina’s senate rejects abortion on demand What happened? The Argentine Senate rejected a bill legalising abortion on demand for the first 14...

The power of a compliment

Thomas Aquinas once suggested that it’s a sin not to give a compliment to someone when it’s deserved, because by withholding our praise we’re...

Prize crossword 0555

Cryptic across 3 Shanghai’s media circus? (5-4) 7 Jazz fan about fifty’s fallen for soft rock (4) 8 Nastiest manifestation of a giant (8)...

Mass readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week IV Sunday, August 19: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Prv 9:1-6; Ps 34; Eph 5:15-20; Jn 6:51-58 Monday, August...

Word this week

The 20th Sunday of the Year Prov 9:1-6 & 12-15; Eph 5:15-20; Jn 6:51-58 (Year B) We published this column a week early in...

Omnium Gatherum

The German writer Josef Pieper (d 1997) described our supernatural life as having three main currents. First, we have knowledge of God surpassing what...

The new destitution

Co-written with Andrew Dorsey Last month, as the school holidays began, children and teachers breathed a sigh of relief. But at one school in...

The big story of the past seven days

✣ ✣ Argentina’s senate rejects abortion on demand What happened? The Argentine Senate rejected a bill legalising abortion on demand for the first 14...

The power of a compliment

Thomas Aquinas once suggested that it’s a sin not to give a compliment to someone when it’s deserved, because by withholding our praise we’re...

Prize crossword 0555

Cryptic across 3 Shanghai’s media circus? (5-4) 7 Jazz fan about fifty’s fallen for soft rock (4) 8 Nastiest manifestation of a giant (8)...

Mass readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week IV Sunday, August 19: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Prv 9:1-6; Ps 34; Eph 5:15-20; Jn 6:51-58 Monday, August...

Word this week

The 20th Sunday of the Year Prov 9:1-6 & 12-15; Eph 5:15-20; Jn 6:51-58 (Year B) We published this column a week early in...

Omnium Gatherum

The German writer Josef Pieper (d 1997) described our supernatural life as having three main currents. First, we have knowledge of God surpassing what...