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...