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...

Paul of Tarsus and Patrick Brown

You have to love conversion stories, from the very real Saul on that road to Damascus, to the fictional Scrooge on a Dickensian Christmas...

Feminine Genius

The call-in show a week or two ago on the CBC, as I enjoyed my very first kefir smoothie (quite enjoyable, in fact, made...

Of Euthanasia and Martrydom

*I have an article just published this morning in Crisis magazine (crisismagazine.com), which you can find here.  I will post it here after a...

Wedding Cakes and Walking on Eggshells

A blessed feast of Saint Boniface, (+735) the 8th century Apostle of Germany and what is now Europe, of which he is now the...

Beware Bagpiping Scotsmen

A bag piping Scotsman was recently fined in Montreal for carrying an 'illegal weapon', namely, his sgian-duh, literally his 'black', but more properly his...

No Harvard Anywhere, and Other Notes

Stephen Gordon argues that it is a good thing that Canada does not have an ‘elite’ university like Harvard (and, by extension one may...

Remembering Those Who Came Before Us

(I wrote this upon visiting my grandparents' graves in Scotland two years ago, but seems a propos for this time as we especially remember...

Patching the Chinese Schism?

Be wary in signing deal with atheistic Communists, Confucius might have said, had he lived another millennia or so, only to see his nation...

The (Non) Children of Men and the Indissoluble Nexus

It was somewhat disconcerting to discover that the 1992 novel The Children of Men by mystery writer P.D. James was set in January of...