Will and Kate’s Too Many Children

The apple falls not far from the tree: Prince William, son of Charles of the same title, albeit of a different region of England...

The Condescension of Ms. Governor-General

You've probably heard about the recent speech by our newly minted Governor-General: Ms. Julie Payette, whose task it is to stand in for the Queen...

Myriads of Saints

A blessed solemnity of All Saints to all our readers, a feast that goes back to the earliest days of the Church, as a...

Luther’s Re-Formation?

Today's 500th anniversary of the 'Reformation' is a rather arbitrary one, based on the legend, perhaps apocryphal, that Martin Luther's defiantly nailed his '95...

The Zeal of Simon and Jude

Saints Simon and Jude are the saints of today, October 28th, as we approach the 500th anniversary of Luther's perhaps-apocryphal pinning of his 95...

Prayerful Protest and Niqabs?

Although I agree with much of what Father Raymond de Souza says in his recent column in the National Post, I must respectfully disagree with...

The Faceless Niqab

The recent ban in the province of Quebec on the niqab, the Islamic face-covering, when receiving 'public services' (reserved, of course, only for females)...

Anthony Mary Claret: A Life Fully Lived

Anthony Mary Claret died on this day, October 24th, 1870, after a long, full and adventurous life, demonstrating how much one man can do...
Pope St. John Paul II

JP II, We Miss You

Yesterday was, or would have been had it not been the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, the feast of Pope Saint John Paul II,...

Hubris and Squeezing Stones

Hubris may be defined, in accord with its roots in the hierarchic Greek culture from which the term derives, as thinking more of oneself...