Dr. Hawking’s Pi

Today is Pi Day, the third month and 14th day, signifying of course 3.14, the first digits in the ratio of a circle's circumference...

The True Beauty of Liturgical Music

The tragic loss of beauty in liturgy we should not dismiss lightly, for if there is one thing we can glean from Scripture, and from...

Is Liberalism a Sin?

Felix Sarda y SalvanyIn 1886, during the papacy of Leo XIII, a remarkable book titled Liberalism Is a Sin was written by the Spanish...

Passions, Ford and Ireland’s Referendum

Adam Child’s playful take on women’s dressing, or dressing down, provides a humorous side to the debate on modesty, which does play in some...

Rejoice!

A very joyous Laetare Sunday to all our readers, a day on which we can partake in some way in the joy of Easter...

Winter Wear, and A School Where Women Don’t Wear Pants

When I first left my home in the warm peninsula of southern Ontario to pursue a post-secondary education nothing could have prepared me for...

The Last Martyr of Scotland

John Ogilvie, born in 1579, was raised in his first formative years by a Calvinist father in post-Reformation Scotland, but, as with many young...

Tattoo You?

(I am reposting the following article on tattoos, partly in the hope that someone I know, who is pondering getting inked, reads it. Also, a...

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...

Of Saint Thomas’ Death and Voting

Saint Thomas Aquinas died on this day, March 7, 1274, at the Cistercian monastery of Fossanuova in Italy, between Naples and Rome (where there...