Kaine, Trump and Clinton, Oh My

I have an article posted this morning on Crisis magazine, on How Catholic is Kaine, Hillary Clinton's Vice-Presidential running mate.  Feel free to peruse. I...

It’s a S.T.E.M. World, Baby

A recent article, sponsored by none other than the Royal Bank of Canada, had a list of the top ten ‘most valuable’ university degrees...

Of Girl Power, Councils and Contraception

I trust all the Canadians out there had a very joyous and blessed Thanksgiving.  Our hearts go out to those affected by the torrential...

Lepanto, Language and Hurricanes

Today, the feast of the Most Holy Rosary, marks the 444th anniversary of one of the most decisive battles not only in naval...

Divorce, Sort of, Hollywood Style

Following the break-up of HiddleSwift, it seems as though an infectious virus dissolving relationships old and new is spreading through Tinseltown:  Naomi Watts and...

A Debacle of a Debate

I watched a bit of the ‘debate’ last night between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and I use that term reservedly.  A debate is...

Labor et Dolor

We recently held a faculty retreat at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, whose theme was 'Play'.  A curious focus, one might think, for serious-minded...

Nature and Poetry

I apologize to my merry band of faithful readers for not posting for a bit.  I have been away, with limited time to write,...

Good King Louis

We celebrate today in the universal Church one of my own favorites (not least since I was baptized on this day in bonnie Scotland...

Enhancing the End of the Olympics

Thus endeth the 2016 Rio Olympics, with their share of oddities, but without major mishap or terrorist attack, God be praised.  Canada finished in...