Intolerance and Censorship of Truth: Is History Repeating Itself?

Anti-abortion ads removed from GRT buses – Complaint by women’s sexual health organization prompts region to pull ads” – Johanna Weidner, Waterloo Region Record,...

A Daily Quotation

To face what joys and troubles we might, we will provide some quotations for inspiration, and here is one from the mighty pen of...

Immortal Irony

In his short story “The Ambitious Guest,” Nathaniel Hawthorne uses a lot of irony. A lot might actually be an understatement. The story is...

Saint Joseph the Worker, and Why He Would Never Make an Ikea Shelf

May 1st in the Communist world is 'International Workers' Day', even if in Marx's disordered view, 'work' is a commodity to be used by...

O, Canada; Hail, Joseph

O Canada Hail JosephDevotion to St. Joseph has deep roots in Canada.   Of course we are familiar with the legion of spectacular miracles worked...

Catherine the Great of Siena

Saint Catherine of Siena, born in 1347, and who died on this day in 1380, was in no uncertain terms a remarkable woman.  She...

True Mercy and False Sentimentality: An Address

We hear much of mercy, which in its Latin original is derived from miser (sad) and cordia (heart).  In his one question in the...

Saint Faustina’s Merciful Jubilee

A blessed Second Sunday of Easter, or Sunday in the Octave of Easter or, now, Divine Mercy Sunday, proclaimed so by Pope (now Saint)...

A Personal Reflection on Truly Accompanying the Dying

(A few years ago, we published the following letter, which was sent to Catholic Insight in response to my brief posting on the letter...

The Upside-Down of Moral Relativism

Very often we hear it said that when tackling thorny questions, two heads are better than one. As for considering the many facets of...