Porn and the Disordering of the Human Mind

A propos of nothing, something grabbed my attention the other night, causing me to revisit a phenomenon that has long since disappeared from the...

Ontario’s Holy Lands

I come from the Holy Lands of Ontario.These are the small towns in which the Irish settled over the 19th century, and built imposing...

Closing GM Oshawa: A blessing in disguise?

Is it the canary in the coal-mine, or the bull in an economic china shop? The closure of the Oshawa GM manufacturing plant –...

Solemnity of Christ the King: God’s Sovereignity over all

How worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and divinity, and wisdom and strength and honour. To Him belong glory and...

The Stars are Falling

As we approach the end of the liturgical year, the readings at Mass once again turn to the end of this world and the...

Who is Our King?

As Moses prepared the Israelites to enter the Promised Land he prophesied that they would ask for a king, “I will set a king...

Lingua Apocalyptica

The biblical texts used at Mass towards the end of the liturgical year are certainly dramatic—with stars falling from heaven and the like—and, it...

Solzhenitsyn’s Century

When once a certain class of people has been placed by temporal and spiritual authorities outside the ranks of those whose life has value,...

Albert’s Reasonable Faith

Patron saint of scientists, Albert the Great (1200-1280), scholar, Dominican, bishop, and Doctor of the Church, was considered the most learned man of his...

A Remembrance Day to Remember

My most memorable Remembrance Day experience took place eight years ago. It was my first semester out of Canada (I think it’s difficult to...