Despair, Hope and the Rosary

In honour of the Blessed Virgin, we might peruse Pope Saint John Paul II's encyclical on the Rosary, Rosarium Virginis Mariae, which he promulgated...

Good and Bad Choices

Please do pray for Sister Maria Immaculata, of the Sisters of Our Lady Immaculate, one the alumni from Seat of Wisdom College, a young...

Warmed Over Hypocrisy

The hypocrisy of the climate-change-save-the-Earth movement waxes rather warm itself these days, as it has since its incipience under Al Gore in those 90's...

The God of Abraham, Sodom and Canada

Abraham’s dialogue with God in yesterday’s Sunday reading still speaks to us four millennia onwards. Indeed, the principle is timeless, that God’s justice –...

Canada’s Dominion Day

A blessed Dominion Day to all our readers, on which we celebrate the official founding of ‘Canada’ as a (mostly) independent part of the...

Trinity Sunday Clarificatio

Once again, a blessed solemnity of the Trinity, and, on a more secular level, although in a connected way, a happy Fathers' Day to...

Real Black Holes and Fantasy Budgets

We now have our first actual photographic image of a black hole, those theoretical entities first posited in a rudimentary way by John Michell...
Pope St. John Paul II

Witnessing to Truth

(In light of today's feast of the Martyrs of Japan, what follows is a brief excerpt from Pope Saint John Paul II's masterpiece -...

Prevailing Against the Gates of Hell

In reference to my ‘snakes in paradise’, it turns out that the presence of said snake was prophesied, of sorts, by our own Paula...

Excerpts from Pope Benedict’s Last Christmas Homily

Again and again the beauty of this Gospel touches our hearts: a beauty that is the splendour of truth. Again and again it astonishes...