Saint Patrick’s Emerald Hope

(Here is a re-posting of some thoughts on Saint Patrick's Day. Much has happened since then, and this will be a muted celebration, with...

The Devil’s Deathly Dominion

Physician-turned-author Walker Percy’s final novel, The Thanatos Syndrome, published in 1987, tells the odd tale of a town wherein the ‘elites’ are devolving -...

Thomas, Perpetua and Felicity

It was on this day in 1274, on his way to the Second Council of Lyons, that Saint Thomas Aquinas fell ill, soon after...

Spiritual and Secular Asceticism

A blessed and grace-filled Lenten season to all our readers, beginning with this solemn commemoration of Ash Wednesday to launch us on our way...

On the Chair of Peter

We celebrate the feast of the Chair of Saint Peter on this day, commemorating by synecdoche the office of the papacy, instituted by Christ,...

Councils, Chiefs and Trudeau’s Chaos

The pathetic summation of Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, says it all: The protests, clogging up the entire Canadian economy, or what’s left...

The Melody of Christ in Candlemas

A blessed feast of the Presentation to all our readers, which used to, and still may, be called Candlemas, a celebration of the light...

The Epiphany of Wise Men

A blessed and joyous Epiphany to all our readers, this twelfth day of Christmas, culminating the great joy of the season in the revelation...

John, the Beloved

On this third day of Christmas, we not only get three french hens, but, far better, we get to celebrate the beloved Apostle, Saint...

A Primer on Christological Heresies

In light of this festive season, in which we celebrate the manifestation of the Messiah in His birth at Bethlehem - and also, perhaps,...