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



Moral Issues

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. Fr McGavin & the Coming Synod

Fr Paul-Anthony McGavin, an Australian theologian, has written a paper in an endeavour to assist in resolving the dilemma between the Churchís praxis and the call for the divorced and remarried to be admitted to the Eucharist.† His theology is more than problematic ; it is fundamentally defective.† more

II. McGavin Again

Fr Paul-Anthony McGavin has published a further paper promoting his dysfunctional views about Christís and the Churchís teaching on marriage.† more

III. Errors of Our Recently Canonised Popes

Recent commentary on the internet has brought into focus certain errors of our lately canonised popes.† more

IV. Cleansing the Augean Stables of the Church

The revelations by the former Papal Nuncio Archbishop Vigano published on 22nd August, a feast of Our Blessed Lady, have rocked the Catholic community.† Here is our comment on the crisis.† more

V. The Pope & Thomas Merton: Centrality of the Will

Pope Francis and his followers in the Amazon are emulating the errors of Thomas Merton.† more

VI. Archbishop Vigano on the Syncretism of Pope Francis

We reproduce here a recent paper by the retired papal nuncio to the the United States linking the conduct of Pope Francis to errors promulgated
by Vatican II.† more

VII. The Seal of the Confessional

The Catholic Sacrament of Penance is under attack from atheistic forces using the hard case of the sexual abuse of children.† We set out here the principles including the utter necessity of silence on the part of the Confessor-priest over what he has been told in Confession.† more

VIII. Are Good & Evil No More Than Dictates of the Divine Whimsy?

This is a commentary on two crucial aspects of a recent paper by John R T Lamont, Tyranny and sexual abuse in the Catholic Church: a Jesuit Tragedy, namely, the right understanding of the powers of intellect and will, and of the sources of good and evil.† more

IX. Abdication ?

We reproduce here the latest comment from Archbishop Vigano on Pope Francisís heterodox words and actions and ask the question whether the Pope has not abdicated de facto, if not de jure, the papal office.† more

X. The Trinity Reflected in Man

God made man in His own image and likeness.† Careful consideration shows just how closely we reflect the Divine Being.† more

XI. Dear Archbishop Fisher

We publish here a letter from the writer to Anthony Fisher, Archbishop of Sydney, in response to a Pastoral Letter to his bishops and clergy urging them to undertake vaccination against the Covid-19 virus.† We have advised the Archbishop that we will publish any response to the letter he may care to send.† more

XII. God & Man in His Image and Likeness

We know something of God's nature by what He has revealed.† We can arrive, too, at some understanding of how it is that man is created in God's image and likeness.† more

XIII. Alpha & Omega

Christ is our beginning and our end.† When the Jews asked him: 'Who art thou?'† He replied: 'The Beginning...'† Christ's Church makes His answer plain in her ceremony with the Easter Candle.† more

XIV. Introduction to Auctorem Fidei

This is the text of Pius VI's introduction to his condemnation of some 84 propositions of the Synod of Pistoia.† more