The marriage of Joseph and Mary

Super Flumina

under the patronage of St Joseph and St Dominic

By the rivers of Babylon there we sat and wept, remembering Zion;
on the poplars that grew there we hung up our harps. . . Ps 136

St Dominic


Philosophy behind this website

Professor Solomon's Introduction to Philosophy

11th September 2001


Australia's Catholic Bishops

Australian Catholic Bishops should say

Australia's Support for Legislation Worthy of Adolf Hitler


Bill of Rights




Church's Fathers & Doctors

Church's Teaching on Divorce, Contraception and Human Sexuality

Compatible sites


David Attenborough

Defamation of Catholicism

Discipline & the Child

Dismissal of the Whitlam Government

Economic Problems

Evangelium Vitae 73



Freemasonry & the Church

God is not Material

Harry Potter



Letter of St Paul to the Hebrews

Mary MacKillop

Miscellaneous Papers



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Non-directional Counselling

Papers written by others


Politicians & the Catholic Church

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Leo XIII

Pope Pius XII

Popes on St Thomas



Religious Freedom

Questions for Catholic Parents in Parramatta

Research Involving Embryos Bill - Letter to the Prime Minister

Sts John Fisher & Thomas More

Science and Philosophy


Subversion of Catholic Education


Thomas Merton

Vatican II

For young readers:

Myall Lakes Adventure

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I. Chesterton on Protestantism

G.K. Chesterton wrote a number of papers in defence of the Catholic faith in answer to Protestant polemicists.  Here is an extract from one of them. more

II. The Pinching of Protestantism

Protestantism pretends to be the reasonable version of Christianity.  It is no such thing.  It is a heresy, the obstinate denial of a truth established by God.  It has worked, it continues to work, great harm in the world.  more

III. Luther's Revolt -- The Person and the Individual

Jacques Maritain sketches Luther's character and that of his revolt against God.  He points up one of the chief effects of his conduct, the exalting of the individual at the expense of the person.  more

IV. Luther's Revolt -- The Perception of Reality

What is it that divides Catholic and Protestant?  It is, as Jacques Maritain makes clear, their respective perceptions of reality. more

V. Was Luther Not Such a Bad Chap After All?

What sort of a man was the heretic Martin Luther?  Could the Church possibly 'rehabilitate' him?  more

VI. The Protestantism of Catholics For Renewal

The organisation, Catholics for Renewal, has published an 'open letter' to the Pope and Australia's bishops in anticipation of the bishops' coming ad limina visit to Rome. more

VII. Elizabeth Regina

Some thoughts on the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II of England.  more

VIII. All Our Problems Began Over A Marriage

We consider the recent Australian High Court decision disallowing the legislation of the Australian Capital Territory parliament permitting ‘gay marriage’.  more

IX. The Triumph of Protestantism in the Catholic Church

Dalliance with Protestant values by the bishops of the Catholic Church for 50 years and more have come to roost with Pope Francis’s two motu proprio abandoning principle in marriage.  more