Choosing Life and Death

In a tragic parody of Moses’ exhortation to choose the way of life and the way of death, a Malaysian girl, standing atop a...

Unity in Life and Liturgy

If you’d like a view into the speciousness and illogicality of the pro-abortion argument, you could do worse than peruse this Wired piece, on...

The Choice of Saint Matthias

In today Office of Readings for the feast of Saint Matthias, Saint John Chrysostom writes 'neque dixerunt: Elige, sed ostende electum - quem elegeris,...

Our Lady of Fatima, Medjugorje and Private Revelation

The revelations of Fatima - the 100th anniversary of which coincided with Canada's 150th birthday two years ago, and take that for what you...

Damien’s Sacrifice

Forgive me for not mentioning Saint Damien de Veuster (+1889) on his memorial yesterday, the ‘leper priest’, who gave his life to the outcasts...

Free Speech Forever?

These are evil days indeed for free speech. You may have read of the banning of various commentators and pundits, Milo Yiannopolous, Alex Jones,...

Playing with Schismatical Fire

Concerning the comments received on Overplaying the Heretical Hand, here is my clarification, for what it may be worth: The charge of heresy –...

Saint Francois de Laval: A Man for Canada

Saint Francois-Xavier de Montmorency-Laval (+1708), the first bishop of Quebec, two centuries before ‘Canada’ even existed, began life in France, a descendant from nobility...

Overplaying the Heretical Hand

Is Pope Francis a heretic? So claims the recent letter, signed by various theological luminaries of various stripes, including, to my surprise, the Dominican...

Philip and James

Philip and James, Apostles, have been celebrated together on this day in May since the revision of the calendar in 1969. Philip is the...