The Miracle on Assumption Day

Victory in battle does not depend on who has the largest army; it is the Lord's power that determines the outcome (1 Maccabaeus 3:9) Presumably...

Hollywood Combusts

I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer....

Random Reflections on Jacques Maritain

Recently I was startled to realize, it being so uneasy a reminder of my own mortality, that the eminent French philosopher Jacques Maritain has...

The Governor General’s Hubris and Anti-Intellectualism

  On November 1, Governor General (GG) Julie Payette was a keynote speaker at the Canadian Science Policy Conference in Ottawa.  She touched upon a...

The Hundred Year War on the Family

Mere days after Our Lady’s final apparition at Fatima on October 13, 1917, the Bolsheviks took power over Russia and quickly established a totalitarian...

Luther’s Re-Formation?

Today's 500th anniversary of the 'Reformation' is a rather arbitrary one, based on the legend, perhaps apocryphal, that Martin Luther's defiantly nailed his '95...

A Catholic Goes to the Movies

Conclusion (What follows is the conclusion to Father Daniel Callum's, C.S.B, new book, "A Catholic Goes to the Movies", just published by Justin Press. For...

Our Wedding Garment

"My friend, how is it that you came in here without a wedding garment?” (Matthew 22:12) I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down...

How to Destroy the Family in Six Easy Lessons: The Beelzebul Method

I am known by many names like Beelzebul, Mephistopheles, or Satan. When I was created, God called me Lucifer, but I prefer--Prince of Darkness....

Charles Rice on Natural Law Morality

Charles E. Rice (1931-2015), a Thomist philosopher and professor of law at Notre Dame University, was a consistent conservative on matters political and theological....