Calum and Tina’s Childless Choice: A Reflection on Parenthood

The headlines proclaimed it, in a his and her perspective, on why a young-ish, urbanite couple plan never and, they mean never, never, never...

Winter of the Soul: A Spiritual Analysis of the Game of Thrones Pop Culture...

Game of Thrones, the wildly popular HBO series based off of George R.R. Martin’s high fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire, is...

King Henry’s Anglicanism Gone Awry

The headline the other day read that the Anglican 'Church of Canada' had rejected same-sex 'marriage' in their recent synod by one measly vote....

Potty Mouth: A Reflection on ‘Swearing’

I have been asked to write about what is euphemistically, and rather incorrectly, known as 'swearing'.  We have all perhaps heard our younger siblings...

Saint Benedict: Ora et Labora

Today is the feast of Saint Benedict (ca. 480-547), the father of Western monasticism and one of the main forces in preserving Western culture...

The Collapse of the Rule of Law

Another day, and more mayhem, with no end in sight.  Five police officers assassinated, others wounded, by snipers at a Black Lives Matter protest,...

The All-Too Hidden Strength of the Catholic Church

We Catholics sell ourselves short.  As individuals, often; that will vary from person to person. But more importantly, we underestimate ourselves as a Church,...

A Catholic Approach to the Papacy

On this solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, celebrating their respective life and martyrdom, it is beneficial to dwell a moment upon the papacy...

Supreme Court and Texan Abortion: What Next?

Another day, and more bad news.  One becomes benumbed after a time, which is not a good thing. Would that I could write on...

Pilgrim Eagle: A Review of Charles A. Coulombe’s History Text Puritan’s Empire

 “This above all: To thine own self be true.” -William Shakespeare     Puritan’s Empire by Charles A. Coulombe is a unique tour-de-force of American history from a Catholic...