Please do feel free to join the parish of the Immaculate Conception as they celebrate the Holy Eucharist with Schubert’s Mass in G Tomorrow, Sunday,...

President Elect Trump

Donald Trump has been elected the next President of the United States of America, an outcome that I, and many others, welcome, albeit with...

Election Day: Are We Headed for Venezuela?

It will all be over later today, one way or the other, after a bizarre and unenviable election process:  The United States of America,...

Beware Bagpiping Scotsmen

A bag piping Scotsman was recently fined in Montreal for carrying an 'illegal weapon', namely, his sgian-duh, literally his 'black', but more properly his...

Conservative, Liberal, Vive la Difference?

I have an article on the 'requirements for political office, posted this  morning on Crisis magazine.  Again, feel free to peruse, and I will...

The Providence of Earthquakes

There was another earthquake in Italy the other day (October 30th), in the town of Norcia, the birthplace of Saint Benedict, where there are...

L’Arche, Pronouns and Police

L'Arche, the community founded by Jean Vanier, has clarified his ambiguous comments upon euthanasia, upon which I wrote a few months ago. You can...

IVF, FBI and Lost Causes

Some stories sum up the insanity of our world in a way I find almost profound.  Apparently, a male homosexual sperm donor donated his...

Of Angels, Sports and Money

Well, some news stories have sort-of-happy endings.  A distraught father, after arguing with his wife, ‘kidnaped’ his two toddler sons, drove to a bridge,...

Pope Saint John Paul II, a Reflection

Today is the memorial of Pope Saint John Paul II, who was installed as the 264th successor of Saint Peter on this day in...