Normalizing Deviancy

Well, another evening CBC episode, dedicated this time to the flying of the rainbow flag in various locales, the most controversial being the American...

IVF, FBI and Lost Causes

Some stories sum up the insanity of our world in a way I find almost profound.  Apparently, a male homosexual sperm donor donated his...

The Indomitable Hilary of Poitiers

Today is the feast of Saint Hilary of Poitiers (310-367), Bishop and Doctor of the Church, who was such a brilliant foe of the...

Bill 84 and the Inviolability of Conscience

Sometime this Holy Week, the federal parliament will vote on Bill 84, an amendment to the 'Medical Assistance in Dying' Act which legislated physician-assisted...

Long Live Buckfast Abbey

I begin this reflection from the beautiful and prayerful grounds of Buckfast Abbey, not far from the coast at Brixham, where I have been...

To reject the soup

In Ireland, my ancestors were offered a devil’s bargain by the otherwise good people during the potato famine. At that time, well-intentioned but misguided...
Muhammad Ali and Donald Trump

Manchester, Muhammad and Trumping Ali

Britain stumbles into another election, this one in the wake of yet-another terrorist attack on the Vigil of Pentecost, with three Islamic jihadis mowing...

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...

You’ve Been Googled

James Damore, an engineer at Google (or should I say former engineer at Google) was fired recently for sending around a memo criticizing his company's...

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...