Saturday, November 18, 2017

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...

Our Lady of Guadalupe Triumphs over Evil

We celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe today, a commemoration elevated to a feast on the eve of the Third Millennium by Pope John Paul...

James the Greater and Humanae Vitae: Signs of Contradiction

Today we celebrate the feast of Saint James 'the Greater', not because of any intrinsic superior quality to the other James, 'the Lesser', the...

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 Silence, Saint Death and Saint John

Feel free to peruse an article I just finished on Shuasku Endo's controversial novel Silence, published in 1966, and now soon to be released...

Of Severed Heads, Pronoun Wars and Canaries

An Italian neurosurgeon, Sergio Canavero, is planning to head up the first human body-head transplant, taking the head from a man, Valery Spiridonov, who...

Parents’ Day?

Tomorrow, besides being the much more important solemnity of Corpus Christi (at least here in Canada, more on which in a bit) is also...

Sister Saint Josephine Bakhita: Infinite Mercy

On this day in 1947, Sister Josephine Bakhita completed the long and eventful journey of her life. Her childhood was spent happy and fulfilled...

The Two Divine Ladies

Today is the feast of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, the patroness of our college here in Barry's Bay, as well as Our Lady...