No gold medal for truth and justice

The Olympics are over, so a tale of two athletes. In 2011 America’s most successful gymnast, Peter Vidmar, a man who had won more...

Ave Crux Spes Unica

I'm a bit late on this one, but a blessed feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, also called the Triumph of the...

Leo the Great

Pope Saint Leo the Great, who reigned from 440 until his death on this day in 461, was known for many things.  With his...

Saint John, the Beloved

Today we celebrate the beloved Apostle, Saint John the Evangelist, whose Gospel signifies most clearly the eternal existence of Christ as the Logos, the...

Mϋller and Polycarp

While we're on the topic of clarity, an excellent read is this recent piece by Gerhard Cardinal Mϋller in First Things. Quite a limpid,...

Is Cash Still King?

I wonder how many of us still use cash?  Reports state that we are becoming more and more a cash-less society, with Sweden (yes,...

Quebec’s Demographic Demise

Quebec is back in the news, this time with a report of its death-spiral of a birth rate.  It seems Quebec women by and...

Saint Benedict and Travels

Today is the feast of Saint Benedict, with the variety of whose 'options' carrying his name he may not necessarily agree. At a young...

Ad Multos Annos, Father de Valk!

Father Alphonse de Valk, Founding Editor of Catholic Insight, celebrated the 51st anniversary of his ordination quite fittingly on December 11th, the eve of...