Canadian Pot Heads

Next spring, Trudeau, the only sitting Member of Parliament ever to admit to smoking a joint (and hence breaking the law), along with his...

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...

A Tough Habit to Break

  Religious life is habit-forming. Though this is a play on words, the sentiment is accurate. In the culture of Roman Catholicism, mere mention of...

Elizabeth Anscombe on Hating God

Elizabeth Anscombe (1919-2001) was a British analytic philosopher who early in life met and was deeply influenced by the great Austrian logician and linguist...

Christ’s Sovereignity over all

How worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and divinity, and wisdom and strength and honour. To Him belong glory and...

The Collective Conscience

When confronted by some new bit of feminist nonsense, mother used to say: “Kick the Natural Law and the Natural Law will kick back....

Ascension, Church and Magisterium

When was the Church founded? Many would say that it emerged from the opened side of Jesus on the cross, like a new Eve...

Christian Aging

(Adapted from a talk given by Father Daniel Callam, C.S.B., to the seniors’ group at Holy Rosary Parish, Toronto, on 20 June 2018)  Introduction Our Lord commanded...

The Gift of a Consecrated Life

We need some good news stories, and I was witness to one yesterday, as Sister Margaret Mary MacGrath of the Sisters of Our Lady...

The Loneliness of the Whistleblower

When Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya was crusading against the Vladimir Putin government by investigating one crime after another, she had imagined the damning headlines...