Caveats, Conscience, but in All Things, Charity

Before a reflection from long-time contributor Terry McDermott, a health-care worker, a few words from your friendly neighbourhood editor: The Covid vaccine is, to...

Passion Sunday

The liturgical use of Scripture is by juxtaposition, i.e., an Old Testament text will be placed beside—juxtaposed to—one from the New Testament, the former...

Entering Into Passiontide

‘Sir, we wish to see Jesus’ (Jn. 12:20). The veiled statues and images in our churches indicate that we have entered into Passiontide. Next Sunday,...

T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral

The Don Bosco Drama Club of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom College is pleased to present T.S. Eliot’s play Murder in the Cathedral, with music...

Starving Souls Need Leisure

The body needs food.  All people go hungry some of the time.  We often feel at least a tiny bit sorry for someone who...

The King and Serpent in the Desert: The Fourth Sunday of Lent

Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that whoever believes in...

The Good in Suffering and the Evil of Euthanasia

According to a recent poll, eighty-six percent of Catholics in Canada are in support of allowing Canadians with a grievous and irremediable illness to...

The Equality Act and Its Follies

He created them male and female; and blessed them: and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created. Genesis 5, v 2. Last...

Echoes of Ronald Knox and C.S. Lewis

Some years ago I wrote rather a long winded play, Shaw vs Chesterton, an imaginary debate between two great friends, G.K. Chesterton and Bernard...

True Christian Tolerance

In Lent we pledge ourselves to acquire virtue. The one, perhaps the only, virtue universally honoured today is tolerance. It is a useful Lenten...