A Heritage Lost? Jean Langlais and Post-Conciliar Sacred Music

Catholics have sung our praise to God for the entirety of the Church’s history. For at least a thousand years, Gregorian chant formed the...

Hunted by Sophists

Plato had something against the sophists, those itinerant teachers of rhetoric who rose to prominence in the fifth century BC, mostly in Athens.  The...

The Quintessence of Thomas Aquinas

St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), famously known to Catholics as the Angelic Doctor, was born in Italy to prosperous parents of royal lineage. At the...

An Overview of Aborted Fetal Cell Strains, Remote Cooperation and a David and Goliath...

The first abortion-tainted vaccine began development in the mid-1960s by Dr. Stanley Plotkin at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia. During a rubella epidemic, some...

A Totalitarian Putsch?

People who are not governed by God will be ruled by tyrants.  William Penn So much has happened in the past ten weeks that it’s impossible...

Saint Anthony and the Spirituality of the Desert

Sunday 17 January 2021, is the liturgical feast of St Anthony of Egypt or Anthony the Great. In the words of Pope Francis when...

The Year of Mark: Who Was Jesus?

(In this year that we follow the Gospel of Saint Mark, Father Callam offers us a four-part series on the Evangelist and his perspective...

A Chiming Clock: Strengthening the Family with the Wisdom of St. Benedict’s Rule ...

As lockdowns continue and children and students are confined to attend school from home, increasingly it would seem, there is a need to structure...

The Baptism of the Lord

A biblical text can become so familiar that we simply bypass statements that would ordinarily puzzle us. I’m thinking of an aspect of the...

Petit Brother André Bessette

Fitting that in this year of Saint Joseph, we especially honour the feast of the one of Canada's most beloved saints, her own home-grown...