Martin and Maximus, Confessors and Martyrs

As we stand on the eve of Holy Week, it is fitting that the Church recall on this memorial, Pope Saint Martin I (+649),...

Whither True Wealth, Mr. Depp?

The Church has consistently advocated the proper distribution of wealth in society, ensuring that each one has 'enough' on which to live. Of course,...

Humanities, Technology and the Martian

On  a news report the other evening, it was mentioned that enrolment in the humanities (philosophy, literature, history, to say nothing of theology) has...

The Other Saint Francis

It would be ironic if on this feast of the patron saint of writers that I did not write a few words at the...

Skeptical Trump and the Paris Accord

I for one find it encouraging news that Donald Trump has pulled the United States out of the Paris Accord, whose official term is...

The Great Leo

Pope Saint Leo the Great, who reigned from 440 until his death on this day in 461, was known for many things.  With his...

To reject the soup

In Ireland, my ancestors were offered a devil’s bargain by the otherwise good people during the potato famine. At that time, well-intentioned but misguided...

The Folly of the Liberals and their Universities vs. the Sanity of Teresa of...

The incompetence of the federal Liberals under our ideological Prime Minister – his mind cobwebbed by all too many of the wrong ideologies –...

Political ‘Knifing’?

I have been meaning to comment on a ridiculous article in the National Post at the end of August, but one which does pertain,...

The Rosary, Lepanto’s Hope

Today is the memorial of the Holy Rosary, a feast instituted by Pope Saint Pius V in commemoration of the Christian naval fleet in...