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...

Fabian and Freedom

Pope Fabian (+250) was put to death on this day in the persecution of Emperor Decius, for refusing to offer idolatrous sacrifice, and this...

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...

Contraception, Attestation and Assimilation

I am not sure what is happening within the Church, but to hear that the recently-appointed head of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Father...

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...

The Liberal Abortion Box

Well, at the risk of some level of sensationalism, it seems the persecution has begun, on the fringes at least. The Liberals under Justin...

The Significance of Trudeau’s Silly Sweater

The current brouhaha over yet another antic by our perpetually jejune Prime Minister concerns a photo of him and his brother, Alexandre, (of whom...

Death, Automatically

A panel of health-care providers, as the term now has it, on the radio other day was discussing euthanasia, or, again as the language...

The Power of the Holy Name

The memorial of the Holy Name of Jesus dates back to the early modern period, just after the Middle Ages, a devotion popularized, along...

Theotokos: The Bearer of God

A joyful New year, and very blessed solemnity of Mary, Mother of God to all our readers.  In the usus antiquior, this used to...