The Fifth Sunday of Easter: Body, Soul and Spirit

Geraldine Thompson, a Sister of Saint Joseph who taught English at Saint Michael’s College, Toronto, was utterly charming in person, . . . and...

Saint Stephen, Hungary’s First and Greatest King

Hungary is much in the news of late, with current leader Viktor Orban standing against the tsunami of insanity washing over the rest of...

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....

Revolution and Renewal in England: Glimpses into the History of Catholicism in ‘Mary’s...

(On this day, January 25th, in 1533, Henry VIII secretly married his paramour Anne Boleyn, for whom he had thrown off not only his...

Is University Worth It?

As cliché as it sounds, we are living in unprecedented times.  This is no less true in colleges and universities than it is elsewhere. ...

Marcel Tyberg – a Forgotten Composer of the Holocaust

In the 75 years since the end of the Second World War and the Holocaust, it is still hard to say how much the...

The Formidable Forgiveness of Josephine Bakhita

On this day in 1947, February 8th, Sister Josephine Bakhita completed the long and eventful journey of her life. Born around 1869 - she...

Davos and the ‘new’ New World Order

The Elites serve Democracy without the People. (George Walden, The New Elites) Yes, it’s that time of year when the rich and famous head to...

Holy Week with the Saints

As Holy Week begins with Passion Sunday, we might turn to the saints, who can give us a helping hand during our meditation and...

An Unholy Triumvirate

The Communist Party cannot be neutral toward religion. It stands for science, and all religion is opposed to science. ~ Joseph Stalin  The religions are...