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...

Placating Tyrants and Playing Catch up with the Culture of Death

From Justin Trudeau’s eyebrow apparently falling off during a press scrum (apparently it may have been an optical illusion), to his tiff with President...

Blasphemy and Bubble Zones

I read recently that Pope John Paul II had a vision of Europe being taken over by Islam, the continent’s once-vibrant Christianity gone silent...

Mid-Lent check-up

One of the kids in my First Communion Class asked me how many more days are left in Lent. When I answered that we...

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...

How to Destroy the Family in Six Easy Lessons: The Beelzebul Method

I am known by many names like Beelzebul, Mephistopheles, or Satan. When I was created, God called me Lucifer, but I prefer--Prince of Darkness....

Flannery’s Faithful Fiction

Speed, not death, is the great leveller today. Travellers dash around the globe destroying by their visits the very sites and cultures they have...

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...

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...

About washing women’s feet

Pope Francis washes the feet of women on Holy Thursday and the Catholic world goes crazy! The "yeas" and the "nays" are not-so-quietly lining...