Einstein’s God

Max Jammer valiantly tried to make sense of Einstein’s religious notions in his book Einstein and Religion, but few of his readers would contest...

Our Love Must Make Us Strong: The Music of Loreena McKennitt

It all started one Christmas as I rummaged through the CD racks at the library, in search of Christmas music different than the usual...

Murder, Inc., Canadian Style

As of midnight tonight, as I write on this June 6th, the murder of adults will be legal in Canada.  Of course, we have...

Skeletons and Resurrection   Sedlec Ossuary and the Modern Paradox of Death...

    “It is quite impossible for a thinking being to imagine nonbeing, a cessation of thought and life. In this sense everyone carries the proof...

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...

Canada and Postmodernism’s Poster Boy

I would like to offer a reflection on the link between postmodernism and the state of our nation, its ruling government and the 23rd...

Saving the Church

At the present time, in many countries the Church is in grave danger because of the contraceptive mentality and many other evils. To save...

Holy Thursday: The Institution of the Holy Eucharist

The most vital characteristic of our Catholic faith is not its external organization that has of late, thanks to Pope Francis, attracted the attention...

Benedict XVI and Thomas the Twin

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter's Square Wednesday, 27 September 2006 Thomas the twin Dear Brothers and Sisters, Continuing our encounters with the Twelve Apostles chosen directly by Jesus, today...

The Expurgated Bible

Do youngsters still read The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes? I recall gobbling them up when I was a lad. There is one that I...