Marry that virtuous Atheist!

A few months ago, a girl I know was struggling with the question of whether she, a Catholic, should continue dating her non-Catholic boyfriend.At...

The Ugly Beautiful

It’s Holy Thursday today, as you likely know, and this year I am confronted with humanity: humanity in all of its ugly beauty. That’s...

Shhh

The quiet scares me ‘cause it screams the truth. - P!nk, "Sober"It was late at night, and the rest of my family was asleep....

The Paradox of Freedom in Christ

Veritas vos Liberabit- the Truth Will Set You Free (John 8:32).What does it mean to be free? Freedom is an objective good, and a...

Catholicism in the trenches

Fear not those who argue, but those who dodge. - Dale CarnegieConsider this for a moment. What if (and I know this sounds crazy)...

Running away

I don’t usually have much trouble figuring out things to write about. Every now and then, though, I wind up with a serious case...

Crucifixion

Our March artist, Michael D. O’Brien, was born in Ottawa in 1948 and is internationally renowned as the author of twenty books, notably the novel...

Scandalous and Sacred Fashion

I must admit that I have trouble keeping up with the via mundi, the ways of the world, and have this abiding, if inchoate and...

Life, death, and lousy campgrounds

In the time that my family has been on the road, our journey has been predominantly dictated by where we my parents have to...

The Adventure of Letting Go

Five years ago, in the middle of a pretty rough semester at university, during which I had struggled with some health issues and some...