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...

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...

Captain America as Cultural Chameleon

Alas for Captain America.  I know he is a fictional character, but, even so, he has had a rough time of it of late.First,...

The Two Divine Ladies

Today is the feast of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, the patroness of our college here in Barry's Bay, as well as Our Lady...

Conservative Prudence?

I received a rather critical email in response to my last post on the Conservative capitulation, so thought I should clarify my, and hopefully...

Conservative Capitulation

To capitulate derives from the Latin root capis, capitis, 'head', and literally means to cease to resist an opponent by drawing up terms under...

Saint Philip and Witnessing for Life

Today is the feast of Saint Philip Neri (+1595), the second Apostle of Rome, and the founder of the Oratory, whose houses are now...

To Yoga, or Not?

Last week, I was walking through Ottawa, and what greeted me on the vast lawn in front of the Parliament buildings was a sight...

Trudeau’s Tantrum

Most readers will have seen the bizarre behaviour of the Prime Minister yesterday evening.  As witnesses and the video record attest, Mr. Trudeau, in...

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...