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      The Ascension of our Lord

      Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up toward heaven? This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come...

      The Middle Ages: The True ‘Gothic’

      Long ago, there was a surefire test by which to recognize a truly cultured person: anyone who could hear the William Tell overture without...

      The Ballad of the White Horse: An Epic for the Ages

      For years, friends urged me to read The Ballad of the White Horse by G.K. Chesterton, which I proceeded to put on the back burner for...

      Supreme Court and Texan Abortion: What Next?

      Another day, and more bad news.  One becomes benumbed after a time, which is not a good thing. Would that I could write on...

      Laying Heavy Burdens of Carbon

      John Robson is right, when he decries the hypocrisy of Prime Minister Trudeau and his entourage of 225 ‘delegates’ to the ‘climate change’ conference...

      The Tower of Babel

      Today, in the liturgical readings for Mass, we read the mysterious and anthropomorphic story of the Tower of Babel, when God foiled Man's attempt...

      The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

      As a mathematician, my field of research rarely brings me into contact with controversial ethical topics.  However, recent developments in the area of Artificial...

      Bonaventure and Thomas

      (In light of the recent feast of Saint Bonaventure, on July 15th, here are some thoughts on the great Franciscan cardinal, scholastic, doctor of...

      Apologist Ronald Knox Remembered

      Monsignor Ronald Knox (1888-1957) is remembered as theologian, translator of the Latin Bible, author of detective stories, novelist, poet, and most of all as...

      Veni, Veni Emmanuel

      A blessed, holy and joyful Advent to all, as we begin a new liturgical year this evening. The ancient expectation for the arrival of...