Monday, February 19, 2018

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,...

Theresa of Avila: 500 years

(I was hoping to post this article on the great 16th century Carmelite reformer Saint Theresa of Avila, the 500th anniversary of whose birth...

Life is Not a Fairy Tale

When a person gets everything that she wants, when she has all the things that she thinks she needs, and life is being wonderfully...

Corpus Christi: The gift of the Holy Eucharist

 Christ is the mediator of a new covenant, so that those who are called may receive the promised eternal inheritance. (Heb 9:14) As we celebrate the...
kids bulletin

The Kids’ Bulletin: A fun way for Catholic kids to learn about the...

 Yes, the title and subtitle above taken from the Kids’ Bulletin website best describes a liturgy project that is being well received by parents,...

The Hundred Year War on the Family

Mere days after Our Lady’s final apparition at Fatima on October 13, 1917, the Bolsheviks took power over Russia and quickly established a totalitarian...

Irving Babbitt on Governing a Democracy

Irving Babbitt (1865-1933) was a literary critic and co-founder with Paul Elmer More of an early 20th century movement called the New Humanism. Babbitt...

An Encounter with Gene Roddenberry: The Traveling Troubadour Meets the Great Bird of the...

There were many adventures to be had as a “Traveling Troubadour”. Hailing from Fort Lee, New Jersey (known as “The Silent Motion Picture Capital...

Conscience, Law and Amoris Laetitia

Another Canadian Senator, the Liberal Colin Kenney, has been caught using public money, and his servants', sorry, his staff's, time to do personal business...

The Serendipity of Marriage

I attended a winter wedding this past weekend, something I have the honour and privilege of doing more often than most (attend weddings, that...