Thursday, September 21, 2017

Humanities, Technology and the Martian

On  a news report the other evening, it was mentioned that enrolment in the humanities (philosophy, literature, history, to say nothing of theology) has...

Blessed Catherine of Saint Augustine

Blessed Catherine of Saint Augustine is listed as one of the 'six founders' of the Church in Canada, and I will offer the other...

Of Irenicism and Arachnids

I have been asked by a reader to comment on two recent Ottawa-related themes: The first is our Prime Minister's participation in the rites and...

More Martyrs in Egypt

Sometimes, following Saint Philip Neri in his spirit of joy is a difficult one, as we hear of another Islamic attack, this time on...

Food for thought

The Incarnation was made present to the world through Mary. On Christmas, Mary placed Our Lord in an animal feed trough, where he was...

An Inestimable Gift to God

In the eyes of God, the smaller and more hidden things in this life are often those of the greatest moment in the sight...
Our Lady Seat of Wisdom

Our Lady Seat of Wisdom

A blessed ‘feast’ of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, Sedes Sapientiae, an ancient and venerable title the Virgin Mary as the Chora tou Achoretou,...

M-87 and the Demise of Free Speech

Not one MPP, yes, nary a one of our elected representatives in provincial parliament, not on Conservative, not even the much-vaunted Sam Oosterhoof and...

Liberal Complaisance

As this interminable election process lumbers on, like a dying African elephant stumbling through the savannah, only to curl up beside some fetid swamp,...

The Savings of Death

They actually published a report out of Alberta, out of the University of Calgary, and published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, that 'medical...