The March for Life and the Contemplative Life

The annual March for Life is coming up in two days, this Thursday, May 10th, with Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral at 10:00 a.m.,...

Saint Joseph, A Working Man

(A reprise of an article I published last year on this memorial of the great Saint Joseph...) Saint Joseph has two 'feast' days in the...

Christ and the Resurrected Body

We are now on the seventh day of the Easter Octave, eight days that are one long, glorious day, so this Friday is treated...

The Church and China

It was a dramatic scene: venerable Cardinal Zen, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, a lifelong foe and survivor of Communism in China, a spiritual...

Sitting Ducks

Christie Blatchford has it right: to paraphrase her gist, men are sitting ducks, or at least like those slow-moving targets in cheapo carnival shooting...

Paul of Tarsus and Patrick Brown

You have to love conversion stories, from the very real Saul on that road to Damascus, to the fictional Scrooge on a Dickensian Christmas...

The Despair of Dunkirk

I am not entirely sure what Christopher Nolan was going for in his recent re-make of Dunkirk, a visually lush version of the heroic...

A Bad Moon Risin’

In response to a town-hall question during his cross-Canada tour, Prime Minister Trudeau doubled down on the controversial abortion attestation box on the application...

Christus Natus Est, Gaudeamus!

A very merry, blessed and joyous Christmas to all our readers, which we hope is filled with God's grace and good cheer.  Someone sent...

Canisius, Cantius and Catechetics

In this last week of Advent, there are two saints, oft overlooked, celebrated in a muted way each year: Peter Canisius (1521 - 1597),...