Saturday, February 17, 2018

The Spiritual War of Roe vs. Wade

Saint Vincent the Deacon (+304), who suffered grievously under the Diocletian persecution, is a providential saint for this sombre anniversary of the 1973 Roe...

Fabian and Freedom

Pope Fabian (+250) was put to death on this day in the persecution of Emperor Decius, for refusing to offer idolatrous sacrifice, and this...

Abbot Anthony’s Narrow Way

Saint Anthony, commonly called ‘of Egypt’, where he retreated to the wilderness, or ‘the Abbot’, for his leadership in the perfect living out of...

The Despair of Dunkirk

I am not entirely sure what Christopher Nolan was going for in his recent re-make of Dunkirk, a visually lush version of the heroic...

Contraception, Attestation and Assimilation

I am not sure what is happening within the Church, but to hear that the recently-appointed head of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Father...

Hilary and Mungo

Today, we celebrate Saint Hilary (+367), Bishop of Poitiers and proclaimed a Doctor of the Church for his clear and incisive writings against the...

A Bad Moon Risin’

In response to a town-hall question during his cross-Canada tour, Prime Minister Trudeau doubled down on the controversial abortion attestation box on the application...

The Liberal Abortion Box

Well, at the risk of some level of sensationalism, it seems the persecution has begun, on the fringes at least. The Liberals under Justin...

The Significance of Trudeau’s Silly Sweater

The current brouhaha over yet another antic by our perpetually jejune Prime Minister concerns a photo of him and his brother, Alexandre, (of whom...

Death, Automatically

A panel of health-care providers, as the term now has it, on the radio other day was discussing euthanasia, or, again as the language...