Bernardine and the Holy Name

Saint Bernardine of Siena (+1444) was a fiery, implacable Franciscan friar, whose apostolic work was during the tumultuous first half of the 15th century,...

The Providential Connection Between Popes John and John Paul

Pope Saint John I (470-526) was a native of Tuscany, a Deacon for years, helping govern the Church in her temporal affairs and distribution...

Stand up and Fight, Canada

There are two Americas, a situation not unlike circa 1860. Back then, there were those for slavery, and those against, and in 2019, there...

Choosing Life and Death

In a tragic parody of Moses’ exhortation to choose the way of life and the way of death, a Malaysian girl, standing atop a...

Unity in Life and Liturgy

If you’d like a view into the speciousness and illogicality of the pro-abortion argument, you could do worse than peruse this Wired piece, on...

The Choice of Saint Matthias

In today Office of Readings for the feast of Saint Matthias, Saint John Chrysostom writes 'neque dixerunt: Elige, sed ostende electum - quem elegeris,...

Our Lady of Fatima, Medjugorje and Private Revelation

The revelations of Fatima - the 100th anniversary of which coincided with Canada's 150th birthday two years ago, and take that for what you...

Damien’s Sacrifice

Forgive me for not mentioning Saint Damien de Veuster (+1889) on his memorial yesterday, the ‘leper priest’, who gave his life to the outcasts...

Free Speech Forever?

These are evil days indeed for free speech. You may have read of the banning of various commentators and pundits, Milo Yiannopolous, Alex Jones,...

Playing with Schismatical Fire

Concerning the comments received on Overplaying the Heretical Hand, here is my clarification, for what it may be worth: The charge of heresy –...