Canada’s New World Disorder

Your degeneracy is astonishing. Find God,” responded Josh Alexander to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s June 21 tweet from Reykjavik:“Took this yesterday before heading home...

Thou Art Christ, Son of the Living God

Who do people say that the Son of Man is? (Mt. 16:16) ⧾ You are the Christ, the Son of the living God (Mt. 16:16)....

Hollywood Potential: Why Catholics Should Watch Movies

In my high school years, I became very active on a small, obscure social media website by the name of Tumblr. For anyone who might...

Honour and Ambition: Thoughts on the Requirements for Political Office

Politics is a curious business, and not just in the United States the Big Day approaches:  Here in Ontario, Canada, about a four hour...

The First Message of His Holiness, Saint John Paul II, for Lent

(In the spirit of beginning our Lenten journey, here is a retrospective of the first Lenten message by Pope (Saint) John Paul II.  He...

The Inauguration of the Restored Icon of Our Lady of Damascus

Last Thursday, June 30th, 2022, the restored miraculous icon of Our Lady of Damascus, which dates back almost one thousand years, was officially inaugurated...

The Sanity of Frank Sheed

Frank Sheed (1897-1982) was born in Australia to a Presbyterian father and a Catholic mother. Reared a Protestant, at the age of 16 he...

A Pope and Prime Minister Return to the Mission – We Hope

This story and its characters are (mostly) fictitious, and it is (generally) not inspired by true events. But if the events could yet prove...

Whence and What Authority?

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them…”   So quoted Malvolio in Shakespseare’s Twelfth Night (albeit as he read from a letter...

Saint Caecelia, and What Church Music Should Be

Today is the feast of Saint Caecelia, a young virgin martyr in Rome, put to death either in the late second or early third...