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...

An Approach to the Santa Legend

(One might have different views on the Santa legend, and whether or not to present (no pun intended) this story to children, as literal...

The Tricoteuse 2.0

When Charles Dickens created his bloodthirsty character, Madame Defarge, for his classic novel A Tale of Two Cities, he was basing her on a...

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...

Confiteor, Et Miserere Mei

At the celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, we begin with the call to repentance and to a reflective manner of life...

The True Beauty of Woman

I will surely multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children. (Genesis 3:16)Ironically, although technological advances have made it possible for...

Speaking the Lingo of the Millennials: Social and Religious Justice

Many members of the Millennial generation are strongly concerned with social justice. They are die-hard Democrats (or NDPers, in the Canadian context), and leftism...

The Church Will Become Smaller…

From the crisis of today the Church of tomorrow will emerge—a Church that has lost much. She will become small and will have to...

The Significance of the March for Life

The upcoming feast of Saint Matthias, May 14th, paradoxically marks the sombre anniversary of the legalization of abortion in Canada, under Trudeau Sr., in...

The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

As a mathematician, my field of research rarely brings me into contact with controversial ethical topics.  However, recent developments in the area of Artificial...