Jean Vanier Clarifies his Remarks, Reiterating his Support for Assisted Suicide Law in CBC...

(This article appeared in this revision on LifeSite News, based on a clarification they received from Dr. Vanier)At the end of May, Jean Vanier...

Charles Rice on Natural Law Morality

Charles E. Rice (1931-2015), a Thomist philosopher and professor of law at Notre Dame University, was a consistent conservative on matters political and theological....

The Middle Ages: The True ‘Gothic’

Long ago, there was a surefire test by which to recognize a truly cultured person: anyone who could hear the William Tell overture without...

Ite Ad Joseph: The Archbishop’s Novena

As promised, I have pasted below the novena prayer to Saint Joseph, which  the Archbishop of Ottawa, Terence Prendergast, has asked all Catholics in...

G.K. Chesterton Answers the Maniacs: Orthodoxy Revisited

G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was a Christian apologist, novelist, poet, historian, biographer, playwright and author of eighty books. First a convert from atheism to the...

16th Sunday: Liturgy of the Word

And He had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and He began to teach them many things. (Mk 6:34)We begin...

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...

Starry Night

 Stars, so bright,you only come out at night.Sun, you only come out in the dayand everyday.God created themfor his plan.To enjoy in the day,and...

Father Jacques Hamel and the Faith of Europe

Another Islamic massacre, this time of an octogenarian priest, Father Jacques Hamel, saying Mass in a church in Saint Etienne de Rouvray in the...

Padre Pio and Brass Tacks

A brief note on this Sunday, on which I normally do not write, but make the occasional exception: For today is the 50th anniversary...