The Eucharistic Reign of Christ

‘Truly, I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise’ (Lk. 23:43). ⧾ From the moment that Our Lord spoke these words, the...

The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

As a mathematician, my field of research rarely brings me into contact with controversial ethical topics.  However, recent developments in the area of Artificial...

Natural Law, and an Apologia for TWU

A blessed memorial of King Saint Louis IX (+1270), on whom I hope to post a few words, as this is the anniversary of...

John, the Son of Zebedee

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Wednesday, 5 July 2006 John, son of Zebedee Dear Brothers and Sisters, Let us dedicate our meeting today to remembering another very important member of...

The Collapse of the Rule of Law

Another day, and more mayhem, with no end in sight.  Five police officers assassinated, others wounded, by snipers at a Black Lives Matter protest,...

Muddling Emotionalism

Nero was given to fiddling while Rome burned, while we see what seems like a lot of muddling, as the Church faces perhaps her...

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 Message of the Transfiguration

A blessed feast to all our readers! Here are the words of Pope Saint John Paul II on this grace-filled day, on the eve...

The Faith and Music of Anton Bruckner

Faith and music are forever intertwined in Western art music. Many, if not most, of the leading classical composers were people of faith. Anton...

Speaking the Lingo of the Millennials: Social and Religious Justice

Many members of the Millennial generation are strongly concerned with social justice. They are die-hard Democrats (or NDPers, in the Canadian context), and leftism...