True-dope-ia

I had to wait a few days before writing on the election of Justin Trudeau as our new Prime-Minister-in-waiting, not least for the emotion...

17th Sunday: The Perfect Sacrifice

Then Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, he distributed them to those who were seated; so also the fish, as...

The Mass as Spectacle

The visiting priest came with members of his Order and a few singers. They were there to raise money and awareness for their charity...

Oprah vs Trump

Oprah Winfrey’s epic speech at the Golden Globe Awards is already old news but her star power is not.The question remains: will she run...

How to Receive Gifts, by František Nepil

(translated by Peter Hala)So you see, it’s Christmas again, as if one painted it. Above all, you are smarter and wiser. Now you know...

Jordan Peterson and the Catholic Faith

I want to begin with a caveat: I’m a fan of Dr. Jordan Peterson. I have listened to his lectures on personality, attended most...

A Catholic Parent’s Back to School Guide for Sexual Education in the Home

There are not as many parents jumping for joy this year as they get their children ready for going back to school. The new...

Transfiguration and Conversion

A blessed feast of theTransfiguration to all our readers, which finds me newly arrived in the historic town of Canterbury, made famous by Augustine (the...

Magisterial Clarity and Ambiguity

There is an old saying that the three rules of real estate are ‘location, location, location’.  A similar rule applies to public speaking: ‘brevity,...

Hollywood’s Sense of Sin

In a radio address on October 26, 1946, with the horrors of World War II still fresh (if such be the term) in the...