Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire. (Saint Catherine of Siena, +1380)

Editor's Corner

Vanier’s Legacy

De mortuis nihil nisi bonum dicendum est – speak nothing but good of the dead, first attributed to Chilon of Sparta in Greek, we...

The Wreck of OECTA

The public teachers of Ontario – including the Catholic Board, still holding that title, with not much to show for it, but more on...

On the Chair of Peter

We celebrate the feast of the Chair of Saint Peter on this day, commemorating by synecdoche the office of the papacy, instituted by Christ,...

Damian’s Reform

This memorial of the bishop, reformer, monk, poet, theologian and mystic Saint Peter Damian (+1073) is an a propos one. He was a stern...

Councils, Chiefs and Trudeau’s Chaos

The pathetic summation of Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, says it all: The protests, clogging up the entire Canadian economy, or what’s left...

Nota in Brevis

Damian’s Reform

This memorial of the bishop, reformer, monk, poet, theologian and mystic Saint Peter Damian (+1073) is an a propos one. He was a stern...

Hope Amidst Hopelessness

One wonders why, but the mysterium iniquitatis may never be fully answered. An abortionist in Illinois – he seems to have been the only...

A Simple Way to Deal with Protesters…

I'm not sure how morally sound this is, but perhaps if the trucker - or rail conductor - proceeded more slowly, they would have...

Corona and the Joke’s on Joaquin

On this world day of the sick, under the patronage of Our Lady of Lourdes, ‘tis perhaps requisite that we ask how bad is...

Emiliani, Magisterium, and Mohawks

Today, with Saint Josephine Bakhita, we also celebrate Saint Jerome Emiliani (+1537), who ran away from his home in Venice at the age of...