Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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      The Despair of Dunkirk

      I am not entirely sure what Christopher Nolan was going for in his recent re-make of Dunkirk, a visually lush version of the heroic...

      What Canada Was: Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys

      Today is the feast of Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys (1620-1700), founder of the Congregation of Notre-Dame, and founder also of the first official schools in...

      A Bad Moon Risin’

      In response to a town-hall question during his cross-Canada tour, Prime Minister Trudeau doubled down on the controversial abortion attestation box on the application...

      The Way of the Lord Jesus

      The Way of the Lord Jesus http://twotlj.org   Free resources in moral theology by Germain Grisez Useful for priests, deacons, seminarians, catechists, and teachers. * ** For more information, contact...

      Defining Virtue

      In his Confessions, the brilliant St. Augustine tells his reader that he knows quite well what time is, until someone asks him to define...

      Why Are Catholics Not Holier Than They Are? Father Paul Quay Responds

      On his visit to our college a few years ago, the Jesuit scholar Father Koterski mentioned a book that he described as the 'most...

      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...

      Irving Babbitt on Governing a Democracy

      Irving Babbitt (1865-1933) was a literary critic and co-founder with Paul Elmer More of an early 20th century movement called the New Humanism. Babbitt...

      Hope of the Innocents

      The feast of the Holy Innocents, falling appropriately enough within the octave of Christmas, might seem a troubling commemoration at first glance.  The wholesale...

      Saint John, the Beloved

      Today we celebrate the beloved Apostle, Saint John the Evangelist, whose Gospel signifies most clearly the eternal existence of Christ as the Logos, the...