Will Real Evil Please Stand Up?

I am still wondering about the case of Father John McCloskey, the popular – or once popular - Opus Dei priest, responsible for numerous...

Lives Noble and Ignoble

Today is the feast of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz (+1637) and his companion martyrs, put to death by the anti-Catholic shogunate in Japan, and who...

Dr. Hawking’s Pi

Today is Pi Day, the third month and 14th day, signifying of course 3.14, the first digits in the ratio of a circle's circumference...

Dictatorship of Relativism

On April 18, 2005, in a homily for the Mass ‘pro eligendo Romano Pontifice’, for electing the (next) Roman Pontiff (at which he himself...

Am I not your Mother?

On a rather chilly morning on a hillside outside what is now Mexico City, in the year of our Lord 1531, while the Protestant ‘Reformation’ was...

Election Day: Are We Headed for Venezuela?

It will all be over later today, one way or the other, after a bizarre and unenviable election process:  The United States of America,...

Canada, Good While It Lasted

What more need be said, for the visuals speak a thousand words? Vanguards of police standing mutely and idly by, while ‘protesters’ – armed...

Modifying the Our Father: Tempting Indeed

As we approach the end of this calendar year, we should give thanks to God for all the blessings He has sent, for the...

A Son of Consolation

Like many of the Apostles, we don't know all that much about today's saint, Bartholomew, the 'son of consolation', as its etymology suggests in...

Trudeua’s Odiferous, Ominous Omnibus Bill

And while on bad choices, this is also the anniversary, if such be the term, of the passing of the nefarious Bill C-150 under...