All Souls

A blessed All Souls’ Day to all our readers. Following upon the article I re-posted, please do keep in mind that the Church offers...

Of True Feminism, Early Martyrs and Thomas Aquinas

The paradoxes continue in our modern era, not least of which is that concerning 'gender' and feminism, with two stories that come to mind:First,...

John of God

Saint John of God, whose baptismal name was João Duarte Cidade, lived an incredible life: on the streets alone soon after the tender age...

Remember Saint Martin

Today we celebrate Remembrance Day (in the United States, Memorial Day), commemorating the cessation of hostilities in World War I, on the eleventh hour,...

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...

Troublesome Technology and the Modesty of Mixed Doubles

I suppose I should wish everyone a joyous and restful Family Day, but I have a strong, almost knee-jerk, reaction to State-mandated holidays, regardless...

For the Sake of One Iota

There are times when one word, even one letter, can make all the difference.  The scene is June of 325, in the basilica of...

Pro-Life Self-Defence

Troubling news from the pro-life front, as a demonstrator, Marie-Claire Bissonnette, (an alumna of Seat of Wisdom where I teach) was physically attacked (round-house...

Why Are Catholics Not Holier Than They Are? Father Paul Quay Responds

On his visit to our college a few years ago, the Jesuit scholar Father Koterski mentioned a book that he described as the 'most...

Truth in Tragedy

Well, that happened faster than even I thought.  Already, there are calls to outlaw any and all 'homopobia' in any speech, writing, discourse or...