Rejoice!

A very joyous Laetare Sunday to all our readers, a day on which we can partake in some way in the joy of Easter...

Winter Wear, and A School Where Women Don’t Wear Pants

When I first left my home in the warm peninsula of southern Ontario to pursue a post-secondary education nothing could have prepared me for...

The Last Martyr of Scotland

John Ogilvie, born in 1579, was raised in his first formative years by a Calvinist father in post-Reformation Scotland, but, as with many young...

Tattoo You?

(I am reposting the following article on tattoos, partly in the hope that someone I know, who is pondering getting inked, reads it. Also, a...

John of God

Saint John of God, whose baptismal name was João Duarte Cidade, lived an incredible life: on the streets alone soon after the tender age...

Of Saint Thomas’ Death and Voting

Saint Thomas Aquinas died on this day, March 7, 1274, at the Cistercian monastery of Fossanuova in Italy, between Naples and Rome (where there...

Dumbing Down the Voting Age

I have an article published this morning in Crisis, on the necessity of reappropriating and reinstantiating beautiful liturgical music, which the Church describes as...

Fare Thee Well, South Africa

The errors of communism, as Our Lady predicted, continue their long, slow march throughout the world, but sometimes this march takes a sharp turn...

Communism and the Popes – Part II

(This is the second part to Paula Adamick’s historical analysis of Communism, following her first take earlier this month. Read and enjoy. Its enduring appeal...

Christopher Dawson On Religion and Progress

 Baptized Anglican, Christopher Dawson (1889-1970) during Easter of 1909 visited Rome where he experienced a mystical event and became a Roman Catholic at the...