Monday, February 19, 2018

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      A Dialogue on Life’s Meaning: An Assessment

      A graduate school federated with the University of Toronto, hosted an event revolving around three distinct perspectives centered on the following question: “Is there...

      Evening Wear and the New Evangelization

      There are not a great number of occasions to which I get to wear a tuxedo, but when I was asked by a friend...

      A Joyful Martyrdom at Nagasaki

      Today is the feast of Saint Paul Miki and Companion martyrs, put to death by crucifixion on February 5, 1597 at Nagasaki, Japan, whose...

      The Collective Conscience

      When confronted by some new bit of feminist nonsense, mother used to say: “Kick the Natural Law and the Natural Law will kick back....

      Old Thunder

      Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953) was arguably the most famous Catholic writer during the first half of the 20th century. In youth he flirted with apostasy,...

      Sitting Ducks

      Christie Blatchford has it right: to paraphrase her gist, men are sitting ducks, or at least like those slow-moving targets in cheapo carnival shooting...

      The Metaphysics of Darwin

      Darwin was always unsettled by the implications of his theory, and his growing agnosticism, along with his eventual belief that there was no soul,...

      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...

      Against Organized Religion

                   In 1999 it was estimated that 24 million Americans—almost one in 10—do not admit allegiance to any particular faith denomination according to a...

      Oprah vs Trump

      Oprah Winfrey’s epic speech at the Golden Globe Awards is already old news but her star power is not. The question remains: will she run...