Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Monarchical Marital Fidelity

A very hearty and joyous congratulations to Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth on their platinum anniversary, a milestone very few reach.  To live to...

Thanksgiving Day

A blessed and joyful Thanksgiving to all of our readers, even the American ones who, of course, hold their own day of thanks later...

Leo the Great

Pope Saint Leo the Great, who reigned from 440 until his death on this day in 461, was known for many things.  With his...

Saint John Neumann and Bishops

Today is the feast of Saint John Neumann, born in Bulgaria, but who  travelled to the United States in 1836 to seek ordination since...

The Bright Moment of Conception

There are sometimes good things in the news, like this report from the Telegraph that when conception occurs, that is, when the male sperm...

Wynne’s Socialist Largesse

Alexis de Tocqueville is proved right once again, that the tyranny of the majority lies inherent in any democracy.  Our erstwhile Premier, Kathleen Wynne,...

The Joyful Japanese Martrys of Nagasaki

Today is the feast of Saint Paul Miki and Companion martyrs, put to death by crucifixion on February 5, 1597 at Nagasaki, Japan, whose...

Orlando Massacre and the Clash of Cultures

As you have likely read already, fifty people have been killed in an attack on an Orlando 'gay' nightclub, with fifty-three more injured, the...

Oh, Canada…

On this 150th birthday of Canada, it befits us as Canadians to stop and reflect upon the year that was, as the Dominion reaches...

An Irish Monk in Scotland

We celebrate in our particular diocese today the feast of Saint Columbkille (521-597), an Irish monk from Donegal on the wild west coast of...