Sloth and the Vagabond Mind

(by Father Scott Murray)   A few days ago, I joined a high school class discussing ‘digital footprints’. The teacher asked them to list some ‘cons’ of...

Catholic Teaching: Counter-Cultural and Necessary

(by John Baldino) Many of the teachings, traditions and practices of the Catholic Church are in contrast to the beliefs, habits and norms of modern...

The Shadow State and the Rule of Law

Donald Trump and his team are complaining of being stymied in his presidential efforts, to which I will return in a moment.  Whatever one...

Amoris Laetitia, Mortal and Grave Sin

A rather stark and sobering teaching of the Church is that everyone of adult age on the face of this good Earth, and that...

The Tower of Babel

Today, in the liturgical readings for Mass, we read the mysterious and anthropomorphic story of the Tower of Babel, when God foiled Man's attempt...

Motion M103 and the Perilous Ambiguity of ‘Islamophobia’

Tomorrow, our noble Parliament will vote on Motion M103, which is a motion to get into a motion laws forbidding 'Islamaphobia'.  Said Motion is...

Life’s Purpose

On this feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, and the World Day of Prayer for the Sick, here is a gem from our archives,...

Reading St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans

  The letter of St. Paul to the Romans uses the same basic structure found in his other letters. It features one important aspect of...

The ‘Perfect’ Relationship

Anybody heard of Pinterest? If you haven’t, count your lucky stars because you’ve just "gained" back hours and hours of time to waste on...

Reading St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians

Among the many fruitful ways of understanding the writings of St. Paul is to focus on the connection that he makes again and again...