Song (To C. L.)

From collected poems, 1911Song (To C. L.)The corn is garnered, the swallows fly, The leaves fall soft on their wintry bed. There was a dream in...

Summa, Question 168: mirth.

Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologica Question 168, Article 4.Whether there is a sin in lack of mirth?I answer that, In human affairs whatever is against reason is a...

The Ballad of the White Horse

“Mother of God,” the wanderer said, “I am but a common king, Nor will I ask what saints may ask, To see a secret thing.”***“When our last...

The Catholic Land Movement

Fr. Vincent McNabb, O.P., S.T.M., from the Catholic Land Movement: it's motives. C.T.S.: London, 1932.Out of Egypt have I called my son (Mt 2:15, Jer...

Quarterly Review for January 1873

FROM: ORESTES BROWNSON, “QUARTERLY REVIEW FOR JANUARY 1873” The Works of Orestes A. Brownson, Vol. XX Collected and arranged by Henry F. Brownson Detroit: H. F. Brownson,...

Dear, Old South Side Hill

The fondest thoughts of childhood’s day twine ’round thee, dear old hill, And as I gaze, thy bare, bleak braes with love my bosom thrill; For...

Canadians in arms

Address (in part) given by Brigadier G. P. Vanier, D.S.O., M.C. at graduation class exercises, O.T.C., Brockville.First comes faith. Faith in God and in His...

The Three Taps

Chapter 1. The Euthanasia PolicyIn a sense, though, insurance was but an empirical science until the Indescribable Company made its appearance. The man who...

In each child

In each childI haven’t the strength to hold For yet one moment more An acrid haze of molten air Shrouds the burning shore Entire town engulfed in flame This...

The Vicar of Christ

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