Calvary (2014): A Film Review of a Tragedy

The following review was written by Father Callam for an anthology, and is re-posted here, signifying Hollywood's continued fascination with the image of the...

A Review of Father Jonathan Robinson’s “The Mass and Modernity”

Jonathan Robinson, The Mass and Modernity: Walking to Heaven Backwards. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2005. (First published in the Chesterton Review) When I mentioned Father...

A traditional gem from a young composer: a review of “New Catholic Hymns”

It is unusual to encounter newly-written sacred music that appeals to traditional hymnodic taste; perhaps it is unsurprising that when such music does appear,...

Tolkien’s Legacy

The death of Christopher Tolkien as a nonagenarian ends a legacy, for it was this youngest son of the great J.R.R. that took –...

Treasure and Tradition: The Ultimate Guide to the Latin Mass

“This is not a ‘religious service’ or a scripture class; this is Heaven on Earth: it is where our God comes to us.” The...

The Holy Rosary Through the Visions of Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich

Compiled and edited by Fr. Mark Higgins Catholic Way Publishing, 2019 ISBN-13: 978-1-78379-510-9 Paperback CDN$13.08 on Amazon.ca In modern-day Marian apparitions, Our Blessed Mother repeats her urgent message:...

Ordination and Marriage in Hitchcock’s ‘I Confess’

(This analysis of Alfred Hitchock's film noir classic 'I Confess' offers some key insights, but, as a caveat, also gives away elements of the...

Brother John: A Monk, A Pilgrim, and the Purpose of Life

August Turak has written a delightful little book – and by ‘little’, I mean the term in a way similar to Christ’s usage of...

Half-Baked Mission?

When I was a child, I thought like a child, but when I became a man, I put away childish things… These words of Saint...

Cobra Kai: A Nostalgic Adventure

Cobra Kai is the latest addition to the epic Karate Kid saga. It takes place 34 years (!!) after the 1984 All Valley Karate...