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...

Saint Vincent and Roe versus Wade: Great Good out of Great Evil

Saint Vincent the Deacon (+304), who suffered grievous tortures witnessing to his Catholic faith under the Diocletian persecution, is a providential saint for this...

Liberal Arrogance vs. Conservative Compliance

Patrick Brown, the erstwhile leader of the provincial 'Conservative' party, and I use those square quotes advisedly, has decreed that there are to be...

The Pope of the Vulgate

Today we celebrate Pope Damasus, who in his office in the Chair of Peter from 366  to 384, greatly influenced the history of the...

Shedding A Light on the New Barbarism

A blessed feast of the Presentation, also called Candlemas, celebrating the dedication of the child Jesus in the Temple, the purification of Our Lady...

He Will be There: The O Antiphons

I try, in some small way, and not, I must admit, very well, to resist the celebration of Christmas before Christmas.  I know this...

A Deadly First

With the permission of a Superior Court Justice, Ontario had its first euthanasia case this morning, when an 81 year old man suffering from...

Sacred Heart and Choosing Wisely

Today, the vigil of the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart, is the World Day of Prayer for Priests, instituted by Pope Saint John Paul...

President Elect Trump

Donald Trump has been elected the next President of the United States of America, an outcome that I, and many others, welcome, albeit with...

Maria Goretti and the Destructive Effects of Lust

It was a day much like today, a hot, humid and sweltering July 6th in the year of our Lord 1902, in a small...