To Be a Pilgrim: Thanksgiving as a Pilgrimage

      Thanksgiving, for most people here in America, is something of a precursor of Christmas that initiates a deluge of holiday hits playing ad...

Einstein’s God

Max Jammer valiantly tried to make sense of Einstein’s religious notions in his book Einstein and Religion, but few of his readers would contest...

Of Severed Heads, Pronoun Wars and Canaries

An Italian neurosurgeon, Sergio Canavero, is planning to head up the first human body-head transplant, taking the head from a man, Valery Spiridonov, who...

Saint Caecelia, and What Church Music Should Be

Today is the feast of Saint Caecelia, a young virgin martyr in Rome, put to death either in the late second or early third...

Laying Heavy Burdens of Carbon

John Robson is right, when he decries the hypocrisy of Prime Minister Trudeau and his entourage of 225 ‘delegates’ to the ‘climate change’ conference...

Albertus Magnus

Saint Albert was called the 'great' even during his lifetime, rumoured to have known everything there was to be known, which may have been...

Will it be God or Mammon?

The headlines the other day declared in apocalyptic terms that one trillion dollars had gone up in smoke for the worldwide economy when Donald...

Remember Saint Martin

Today we celebrate Remembrance Day (in the United States, Memorial Day), commemorating the cessation of hostilities in World War I, on the eleventh hour,...

Robin Hood “telling his beads”: A Catholic reflection on the prince of thieves

  The legends of Robin Hood and his Merry Men exert a near universal appeal, and have done so for generations. From ballads to books...

Honour and Ambition: Thoughts on the Requirements for Political Office

Politics is a curious business, and not just in the United States the Big Day approaches:  Here in Ontario, Canada, about a four hour...