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...

Flying Friars and the United Nations

Today's reading, in Saint Paul's letter to the young bishop Timothy, the Apostle requests all Catholics to 'pray for those in high places', for...

Remembering the Fallen, and Martin, Their Patron

It's Remembrance Day here in Canada as well as Britain and the rest of her dominions and territories, called Veterans' Day down south. In...

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...

Fare Thee Well, South Africa

The errors of communism, as Our Lady predicted, continue their long, slow march throughout the world, but sometimes this march takes a sharp turn...

Holy, or False, Innocence?

Marc Bauerlein has an insightful essay on false innocence in the recent issue of First Things, describing those who feign an innocence that, perhaps...

Three Saints for One

Today is a rarity in our liturgical calendar, as we celebrate no less than three saints, each of them optional memorials: In order of...

Of Liberals, Peterson and Free Trade

A fine good morning to all our readers, on this blustery mid-June day, at least as the weather is here in Ontario. I have...

Dial M for Mayhem

It was sad in this season of joy to read of two recent murders by Muslims. One was of a young medical student, Maria...