Monday, February 19, 2018

Trudeau at Auschwitz: A Study in Irony

Our poseur Prime Minister, who loves backdrops, as do most politicians I suppose, fresh from his front-and-centre presence at the licentious ‘Gay Pride’ Parade,...

The Zeal of Simon and Jude

Saints Simon and Jude are the saints of today, October 28th, as we approach the 500th anniversary of Luther's perhaps-apocryphal pinning of his 95...

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...

Ignatius and his Society

Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556) whom we celebrate on this last day of July, in some ways belongs more to the early days of...

The Three Taps

Chapter 1. The Euthanasia Policy In a sense, though, insurance was but an empirical science until the Indescribable Company made its appearance. The man who...

Saint Ursula’s Women

Saint Angela Merici (+1540) lived and died in Italy, maturing during the tumultuous events of the early Reformation (she died five years after the...

Christ and Antichrist

The birth of the Saviour on Christmas morn is also the ushering in of the 'last days', however long these last days last (over...

Birthday Blessings to JP II, Marriage and the Liberals’ Ludicrous Energy Plan

*Today would have been the 96th birthday of Pope Saint John Paul II, who died just shy of his 85 birthday.  Very few Popes...

Sister Saint Josephine Bakhita: Infinite Mercy

On this day in 1947, Sister Josephine Bakhita completed the long and eventful journey of her life. Her childhood was spent happy and fulfilled...

Idle, No More, Please

Eric Idle, of Monty Python comedy troupe fame, has recently tweeted that 'climate change deniers' (one of the few groups remaining,  in this Disney-esque...