Gilbert Keith Chesterton

It may be remembered that Miss Dunham noted how Gilbert used to make a mysterious sign in the air as he lit his cigar....

Generally Speaking

On American moralsAs I also have the habit, and have never been able to imagine how it could be connected with morality or immorality,...

Legends and Lyrics: A Book of Verses

The Three RulersI saw a Ruler take his stand And trample on a mighty land; The People crouched before his beck, His iron heel was on their...

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...

Orthodoxy

G. K. Chesterton, OrthodoxyMen of science offer us health, an obvious benefit; it is only afterwards that we discover that by health, they mean bodily...

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 Cruise of the ‘Nona’

Hilaire Belloc, The Cruise of the 'Nona.’ 1925On the whole, of the cads and gentlemen I have met, I could give the cads a shade of...

Lost Lectures of the Fruits of Experience

Maurice Baring, Lost Lectures of the Fruits of Experience. Peter Davies Ltd, London: 1932. Chapter 12: Music.But the most remarkable musical experiences of my life happened...

Canadians in arms pt 3

Camouflage S. M. George Massey, C.M.S.C. from B.M.A. “Blitz,” Vol. 1, No. 3 Brockville, ON: July 1942.They tell us tales of camouflage, The art of hiding things; Of painted...

Canadians in arms pt 2

Shown here about to enter Campobasso’s Holy Rosary Church are Roman Catholic personnel of three Canadian infantry units. Fresh from the Italian front, where they had been relieved by soldiers of...