Catholic Glasgow

On an intersection in Scotland’s largest city, at Glasgow Cross, the Jesuit priest Saint John Ogilvie, after brutal tortures by the ‘King’s Men’ in...

Skeletons and Resurrection   Sedlec Ossuary and the Modern Paradox of Death...

    “It is quite impossible for a thinking being to imagine nonbeing, a cessation of thought and life. In this sense everyone carries the proof...

Dumbing Down the Voting Age

I have an article published this morning in Crisis, on the necessity of reappropriating and reinstantiating beautiful liturgical music, which the Church describes as...

Pope Saint John Paul’s 11th Station

THE ELEVENTH STATION Jesus is nailed to the Cross. V. Adoramus te, Christe, et benedicimus tibi. R. Quia per sanctam crucem tuam redemisti mundum.From the Gospel according...

Holy Canadian Martyrs

Today, September 26th, is the feast of the Canadian or, if you will, the North American Martyrs.  They were all Jesuits, six priests and...

The Baptist and Akita

A blessed memorial of the Beheading of Saint John the Baptist, recounted in all three of the synoptic Gospels. His martyrdom was at the request...

Sam alone Stands Against the Leviathan

Well, I must eat some of my words about the newly-minted nineteen-year old Member of Provincial Parliament, Sam Oosterhoff, here in Ontario, and I...

Healing the Wound of Abortion

On a late winter’s evening, my mother left her body like a discarded nightgown on an unmade bed. I was sitting by the window...

The True Myth: Easter as the Greatest Story Ever Told

Human beings have always been story-tellers. Since the earliest days, we have striven to express our new-found ability to understand reality and interact more...

Tents, Migrants and Multiculturalism

With all the immigrants, purported refugees, if you will, streaming across the border into Canada, we are perforce becoming what is euphemistically termed a...