Wynne’s Socialist Largesse

Alexis de Tocqueville is proved right once again, that the tyranny of the majority lies inherent in any democracy.  Our erstwhile Premier, Kathleen Wynne,...

Thoughts on July the Fourth: Oz, Ireland, Canada and, of course, the U.S. of...

Following upon my brief remarks upon the charges laid against Cardinal Pell last week, a must-read is this insightful article by Julia Yost in...

Teresa, Teacher of Prayer

Today is the feast of Saint Teresa of Avila (1515-1582), a discalced Carmelite nun who reformed the Order, which traced its origins way back...

A Triptych of Saints

Propitiously, we celebrate a triptych of saints on  this November day:The first, in time, was Saint Clement (+99 A.D.), traditionally accepted as the third...

Contraception, Attestation and Assimilation

I am not sure what is happening within the Church, but to hear that the recently-appointed head of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Father...

The Mercy of Hell?

So, what of hell? As you may have heard, and on which I wrote a few days ago, Pope Francis has allegedly (through the...

Saints Bobola and Stock

I neglected yesterday to mention yesterday two May 16 saints, and my conscience moves me to offer them to our readers, so that we...

Corpus Christ: A Feast for the Ages

A blessed and grace-filled solemnity of Corpus Christi to one and all, a feast that has a long and varied history dating back to...

Of Angels, Sports and Money

Well, some news stories have sort-of-happy endings.  A distraught father, after arguing with his wife, ‘kidnaped’ his two toddler sons, drove to a bridge,...

Of Death and Baptism

Another day, yet another terrorist attack, this time in Israel, where a Palestinian, an 'ISIS sympathizer', drove a truck through a squad of Israeli...