Update on the Editor

As some may know, I am on a pilgrimage-holiday, first to my native Scotland (whence I write at present), then on down to Rome....

Sexual Revolevolution

While cycling through my blogroll the other day, I ended up being linked to an an article in The Telegraph. It starts out with...

People are people

Did anyone watch the Boston bombing news with great interest? Were you glued to updates and bulletins, carefully checking the suspects’ faces and watching...

Demand reverence

Earlier this year a group of bishops from the Italian region of Tavoliere met with Pope Francis. Such meetings are held only every five...

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...

Father Jacques Philippe in Ottawa

The renowned priest, author and spiritual director Father Jacques Philippe is offering a three-evening retreat in Ottawa, sponsored by Catholic Christian Outreach, on October...

Symptoms of disunity

About five years ago, my dad began working for a company that repairs railroad tracks. His job requires him to be away from home...

Enthroning the Sacred Heart of Jesus in our family

For a parent, there is nothing more humbling than understanding that God has entrusted us with the care of his precious little ones. Nothing...

The Faceless Niqab

The recent ban in the province of Quebec on the niqab, the Islamic face-covering, when receiving 'public services' (reserved, of course, only for females)...

The Sad Interview with Jean Vanier Supporting Medical Aid in Dying

Alas, the capitulations continue.  A few days ago, I listened on the CBC to an interview with the great Jean Vanier, the founder of...