Star Farce: A Study in How to Ruin a Franchise

I thought the Star Wars franchise, so successful and cinema-transforming in the late seventies and early eighties, was ruined by the three prequels in...
Pope St. John Paul II

Saint John Paul II’s Pentecost

Homily of His Holiness John Paul II Sunday, 31 May 1998, The Solemnity of Pentecost Credo in Spiritum Sanctum, Dominum et vivificantem:I believe in the Holy...

Karl Stern on Psychiatry and Religion

“On the deepest, ontological level, it is true that where there is Neurosis there is something wrong with Faith, Hope, and Charity.” Karl Stern Karl...

Catherine the Great of Siena

Saint Catherine of Siena, born in 1347, and who died on this day in 1380, was in no uncertain terms a remarkable woman.  She...

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...

Why to Say No to Trudeau

When the blackface scandal first broke, CTV political commentator Don Martin said that Justin Trudeau told him as a backbench MP that he would...

Claver’s Fidelity

Today, in this latter part of summer, we honour Saint Peter Claver (+Sept. 8, 1654), a Jesuit priest in the first missionary fervour of...

A Dialogue on Life’s Meaning: An Assessment

A graduate school federated with the University of Toronto, hosted an event revolving around three distinct perspectives centered on the following question: “Is there...

Pope Benedict on the Cure D’Ars on the Priesthood

In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI inaugurated a Year for Priests, under the heavenly intercession of the Cure of Ars, Saint Jean Vianney, the patron...

TWU, Where are You?

Back in June of this year, I wrote a piece on the travails of Trinity Western University, and how they had been refused accreditation...