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...

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...

Mϋller and Polycarp

While we're on the topic of clarity, an excellent read is this recent piece by Gerhard Cardinal Mϋller in First Things. Quite a limpid,...

Troublesome Technology and the Modesty of Mixed Doubles

I suppose I should wish everyone a joyous and restful Family Day, but I have a strong, almost knee-jerk, reaction to State-mandated holidays, regardless...