Monday, February 19, 2018

Minimum Wage Follies

One might think that the intended raising of the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2019 is a Wynne win for the little...

When Harry met Meaghan

The headline reads: 'Meaghan Markle is the strong, modern, feminist princess we need right now'. In case you have not heard, Prince Harry, the...

Christus Rex

A blessed solemnity of Christ the King to one and all, in this last week before Advent, the last liturgical solemnity of the year,...

Catherine: Scholar, Martyr, Virgin, Saint

In one of those ironies of God's history, the patron saint of philosophers is a teenage virgin martyr from the fourth century, Catherine of Alexandria...

Peter and Paul and the Path to Rome

Today's memorial of the dedication of the basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul reminds us of the importance of the Church in Rome, as...

The Good Wife

A good wife, who can find?  She is far more precious than jewels... Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears...

Saint Martin’s Memorial

Once the most well-known and beloved of saints, Martin, Bishop of Tours, is now overshadowed by what we now know as Remembrance or Memorial...

Myriads of Saints

A blessed solemnity of All Saints to all our readers, a feast that goes back to the earliest days of the Church, as a...

Luther’s Re-Formation?

Today's 500th anniversary of the 'Reformation' is a rather arbitrary one, based on the legend, perhaps apocryphal, that Martin Luther's defiantly nailed his '95...

The Zeal of Simon and Jude

Saints Simon and Jude are the saints of today, October 28th, as we approach the 500th anniversary of Luther's perhaps-apocryphal pinning of his 95...