Myriads upon Myriads

A blessed solemnity of All Saints' to all our readers, a feast that goes back to the earliest days of the Church, as a...

Blasphemy and Bubble Zones

I read recently that Pope John Paul II had a vision of Europe being taken over by Islam, the continent’s once-vibrant Christianity gone silent...

Seat of Wisdom Schola at Pembroke Cathedral

Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Schola is providing music for the 5:15 p.m. Mass on Sunday, November 4th, at the Pembroke Cathedral (188 Renfrew...

Kavanaugh: Bork or Kennedy?

As the United States mid-term elections loom, peruse Carl Sundell’s take on Robert Bork, who went through his own gruelling Kavanaugh-esdque process three decades...

Robert Bork on Slouching towards Gomorrah

Robert Heron Bork (1927 –2012) was a judge and law professor who was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to the Supreme Court in 1987....

Canada Up in Smoke

Last Wednesday, October 17th, marijuana was officially legalized in Canada, only the second sovereign nation to let loose the reins of law on the...

The State as Corrupting

“Wrong does not cease to be wrong because the majority share in it.” ― Leo TolstoyIf you peruse the Showbiz section of any...

Four Saints in a Day

We celebrate a veritable panoply of saints today: In Canada, we have the memorial of Saint Marguerite D’Youville (+1771), who married young to a...

11 Benefits of the Rosary from the 11 Marian Encyclicals of Pope Leo XIII

Pope Leo XIII was, undoubtedly, a prolific writer of encyclicals. During his 25 year pontificate he wrote a total of 88 encyclicals. Leo wrote...

Mulling over Merton

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a Trappist monk, theologian, poet, mystic, and the author of more than seventy books. Having lost both parents by the...