The Long and Short of Nukes and Koreans

The North Koreans have tested yet another potentially-intercontinental missile, this one reaching scant 1000 km before crashing into the sea.  Not bad, some might...
Muhammad Ali and Donald Trump

Manchester, Muhammad and Trumping Ali

Britain stumbles into another election, this one in the wake of yet-another terrorist attack on the Vigil of Pentecost, with three Islamic jihadis mowing...

We’re All One in Adam, Eve and Christ

I have to suppress a knowing smile (well, come to think of it, I don't suppress it at all) when I hear of science...

The Power of the Rosary

Today is the memorial of the Holy Rosary, a feast instituted by Pope Saint Pius V in commemoration of the Christian naval fleet in...

Terrorism in France: The Enemy in their Midst

The massacre in Paris yesterday marks the beginning, we may presume, of other tragedies to come.  Well over one hundred dead, hundreds more injured,...

My beads

Born either in 1834 in Limerick, Ireland or Norfolk, Virginia, Fr. Ryan was described by a contemporary as having “an open, manly character.” He...

Of Japanese Martyrs, Hotel Refugee and Orthodox Reunion

*The migrant/refugee debacle continues, with assaults, rapes and (so far, thankfully foiled) terrorist plots in Germany, Sweden and other countries, who have bent on...

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...

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,...

A Deadly First

With the permission of a Superior Court Justice, Ontario had its first euthanasia case this morning, when an 81 year old man suffering from...