Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Vicar of Christ

FROM: THOMAS WILLIAM M. MARSHALL, “The Vicar of Christ” Protestant Journalism, No. XLVIII London: Burns and Oates, 1874 And when they cannot entice men openly to rebel against...

Total Eclipse of the Sun

A brief note this morning, on this August 21st memorial of Pope Saint Pius X, that, besides honoring one of the great Pontiffs of...

The Faceless Niqab

The recent ban in the province of Quebec on the niqab, the Islamic face-covering, when receiving 'public services' (reserved, of course, only for females)...

Of Bombs, Budget and Bombast

*Our prayers go out for all the victims and, yes, the perpetrators of yesterday's attacks in Belgium.  We are up against a determined enemy,...

It’s a S.T.E.M. World, Baby

A recent article, sponsored by none other than the Royal Bank of Canada, had a list of the top ten ‘most valuable’ university degrees...

Conservatives, Big and Small

One can get the measure of a man not from his guarded, careful behaviour, but rather from his occasional slip-up, his less careful moments,...

Income, Guaranteed to Fail

They are rolling out guaranteed income in three test communities in Ontario (Hamilton, Lindsay and Thunder Bay), along with a few jurisdictions in the...

St. Patrick’s Fire

In our culture, the closest thing we have to a state religion is the worship of scientific knowledge, which is really just the worship...

No compromise on love or truth

Newman Centre’s St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Toronto has had its share of controversy. When I first attended Mass there in the late 1980s...