The Providence of Earthquakes

There was another earthquake in Italy the other day (October 30th), in the town of Norcia, the birthplace of Saint Benedict, where there are...

L’Arche, Pronouns and Police

L'Arche, the community founded by Jean Vanier, has clarified his ambiguous comments upon euthanasia, upon which I wrote a few months ago. You can...

IVF, FBI and Lost Causes

Some stories sum up the insanity of our world in a way I find almost profound.  Apparently, a male homosexual sperm donor donated his...

Of Angels, Sports and Money

Well, some news stories have sort-of-happy endings.  A distraught father, after arguing with his wife, ‘kidnaped’ his two toddler sons, drove to a bridge,...

Pope Saint John Paul II, a Reflection

Today is the memorial of Pope Saint John Paul II, who was installed as the 264th successor of Saint Peter on this day in...

Kaine, Trump and Clinton, Oh My

I have an article posted this morning on Crisis magazine, on How Catholic is Kaine, Hillary Clinton's Vice-Presidential running mate.  Feel free to peruse. I...

It’s a S.T.E.M. World, Baby

A recent article, sponsored by none other than the Royal Bank of Canada, had a list of the top ten ‘most valuable’ university degrees...

Of Girl Power, Councils and Contraception

I trust all the Canadians out there had a very joyous and blessed Thanksgiving.  Our hearts go out to those affected by the torrential...

Lepanto, Language and Hurricanes

Today, the feast of the Most Holy Rosary, marks the 444th anniversary of one of the most decisive battles not only in naval...

Divorce, Sort of, Hollywood Style

Following the break-up of HiddleSwift, it seems as though an infectious virus dissolving relationships old and new is spreading through Tinseltown:  Naomi Watts and...