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Saint James and the Reconquista

Before we leave Saint James the Greater and polygamy behind for now, two further factoids that came across my attention:  It seems the Mormons...

Joachim and Anne’s Immaculate Conception

I am the Immaculate Conception These are the words Our Lady said to Saint Bernadette Sobirous, when asked by the young saint who she was....

James the Greater and Humanae Vitae: Signs of Contradiction

Today we celebrate the feast of Saint James 'the Greater', not because of any intrinsic superior quality to the other James, 'the Lesser', the...

Security, Saintliness and Serious Polygamy

I joked of 'fortress U.S.A.' in a text message as my travelling companion and I drove through the desolate countryside south of Winnipeg.  On...

Of Conscience and Rights

Yesterday, Dr. Sephora Tang, a young psychiatrist plying her trade in Ottawa, whom I happen to know, was on the CBC's Ontario Today defending...

Nota in Brevis

Trudeau’s Tragic Legacy

A blessed feast of Saints Joachim and Anne on this July 26th, who may be deemed patrons of Canada, with the shrine of St....

Blackmore’s Conviction and Ignorance of History

So it turns out that Winston Blackmore, along with his sidekick in polygamy James Oler, has been convicted, a good thing I suppose, but...

Wojtyla Institute

A reminder that Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College is offering the annual Wojtyla Institute on the weekend of August 10-13th.  This year's theme...

July 14th, 2017

Saint Camillus de Lellis (1550-1614), former soldier, gambler, sinner, then revert, nurse, dedicated carer for the sick, and saint.  Also a contemporary and a...

Saint Benedict and Travels

Today is the feast of Saint Benedict, with the variety of whose 'options' carrying his name he may not necessarily agree. At a young...