What Auschwitz Might Teach Us

To be honest, I was not fully aware until I came to Auschwitz a few years ago while on pilgrimage in Poland that there...

Eucharist: To Believe, or not to Believe?

Nineteenth Sunday Per Annum (C) August 11, 2019. ‘Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the...

Edith Stein’s Cross

Edith Stein (+ 1942) was a brilliant philosopher, earning her doctorate summa cum laude in August of 1916 on the problem of empathy. Brought up in...

Impurity to Insanity

Whither Purity? “Canada is a sick country.” Tucker Carlson on the Yaniv case, July 2019 In a pair of columns in the National Post last month,...

The Message of the Transfiguration

A blessed feast to all our readers! Here are the words of Pope Saint John Paul II on this day, on the eve of...

Misunderstanding Catholicism—A Primer for Catholics and Other Christians

 I pray not only for them, but also for those who believe in me through their word, so that they may all be one,...

Can Popes be Heretics?

Is the Pope a heretic? should sound like the beginning of a bad joke, but is a charge that has been made by a...

Walking the Opeongo Line with Saint Ann

A brief note from the now-shuttered, yet still beautifully maintained, parish of Saint Joseph's, on the Opeongo Line, as we, about 90 or so...

The Trudeau Reckoning

When Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould publicly accused Justin Trudeau and his senior aides before a Commons Justice and Human Rights Committee in February of...

Martha and Mary: The Good Part

Mary has chosen the better part and it will not be taken from her (Lk. 10: 42). ⧾ In Christian tradition Martha and Mary have...