Climate Change and Glorious Campion

If there is one thing universal in inductive research, it is doubt. So read the textbook, through which I was first introduced to the...

Immortal Irony

In his short story “The Ambitious Guest,” Nathaniel Hawthorne uses a lot of irony. A lot might actually be an understatement. The story is...

Blessed Are You

There are so many times in my life when I’ve never felt so blessed! I have a loving family, daily nourishment, and a God...

5th. Sunday of Easter: Abide in Me as I abide in you

Abide in me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abide in the vine, neither...

Jordan Peterson: Uncertain Prophet?

(The author here, a professor who wishes to remain anonymous for professional reasons, strikes a note of caution concerning the popular Dr. Jordan Peterson,...

Disconnected Harmony

When the biggest of my little brothers read The Hunger Games his main complaint with the story was that it was not realistic. Obviously,...

Things real and wonderful

Recently I came across quote from C. S. Lewis that said:"In a sense a child does not long for fairy land as a boy...

The Extraordinary Ordinary

Last Saturday was the feast of the Triumph of the Cross and for me, this one has always been a conundrum of a feast...

Of Work and Communists Bearing Gifts

In his 1981 encyclical Laborem Exercens, Pope John Paul II defined work as 'any activity of man', contrary to our modern notion, so immersed in...

Bruno’s Silence

On this crisp Fall day, we fittingly celebrate Saint Bruno (+1101), teacher, bishop, confidant of the Pope and founder of the Carthusians, the only...