Ben Nevis

When one first arrives in Scotland, everything seems a wee bit, well, smaller or, as they might put it, ‘wee-er’. The streets are narrow,...

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...

A Lesson in Para Bellum: Knight of the Long Knives

History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes. – Mark TwainSi vis pacem, para bellum - If you want peace, prepare for war.This weekend...

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...

Beat the Devil

The British agnostic philosopher Bertrand Russell said he could not believe in Satan because the very notion of a devil was not even probable,...

The True Beauty of Woman

I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. (Genesis 3:16)Ironically, although technological advances have made it possible for...

Tattoo You?

An interesting factoid I recently came across, one borne out by anecdotal evidence, is that 3 out of 10 Americans now have tattoos, and...

Against Organized Religion

             In 1999 it was estimated that 24 million Americans—almost one in 10—do not admit allegiance to any particular faith denomination according to a...

Cobra Kai: A Nostalgic Adventure

Cobra Kai is the latest addition to the epic Karate Kid saga. It takes place 34 years (!!) after the 1984 All Valley Karate...

Waking Up to God

It is the most phenomenal transformation of the day, born again into consciousness, and like birth, both forced upon us and the fruit of...