Monday, February 19, 2018

Editor's Corner

Retracting and Detracting

Patrick Brown has thrown his hat back into the ring of the Progressive Conservative leadership race, vying to win back the very position he...

God or King?

I have this theory, and history attestst to its veracity, that people are by nature monarchists.  Oh, we may give lip service to republicanism...

A Good Lent

A blessed Ash Wednesday to all, as we begin the journey of Lent through the traditional practices of almsgiving, fasting  and prayer, not always...

The Church and China

It was a dramatic scene: venerable Cardinal Zen, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, a lifelong foe and survivor of Communism in China, a spiritual...

Olympic Cult of the Body

(What follows is a revised version of a piece I wrote two years ago, for the Rio Olympics, adapted. Just so all readers know,...

Nota in Brevis

The Devil Made Me Do It

How does the Devil enter a soul? Obviously through grave sin, but many commit such sins and don't seem to be overtly possessed, or...

A Good Lent

A blessed Ash Wednesday to all, as we begin the journey of Lent through the traditional practices of almsgiving, fasting  and prayer, not always...

Agatha’s Goodness

Saint Agatha (+251) is one of seven women whose name appears in the Canon of the Mass (that is, the first and longest one,...

Shedding A Light on the New Barbarism

A blessed feast of the Presentation, also called Candlemas, celebrating the dedication of the child Jesus in the Temple, the purification of Our Lady...

Paul of Tarsus and Patrick Brown

You have to love conversion stories, from the very real Saul on that road to Damascus, to the fictional Scrooge on a Dickensian Christmas...