Argo: Hollywood gets the hostage treatment

R for some language and violent images Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by Ben Affleck Cast: Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, Bryan Cranston, Victor Garber, John Goodman Screenplay: Chris Terrio Ben...

The Catechism of Hockey

The Catechism of Hockey by Alyssa Bormes American Chesterton Society Books, 2013 ISBN: 978-0-97444-950-0 “What if Wayne Gretzky’s mother was his first teacher of hockey and supported him...

A Review of Colin Ian Jeffery’s ‘Sorrows and Joys’

REVIEW:  Sorrows and Joys  --- Colin Ian Jeffery ISBN: 978197459830 Paperback  £5.14  Amazon  or any good bookshop Collection of 212 poems Colin Ian Jeffery is a leading Christian...

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:...

What Paganism Was Really Like

I serendipitously came across this article by Algis Valiunas - always worth reading - which describes what paganism was really like. Not the idealized...

Trudeau’s MAiD Service: A Euthanasia Program for Canada

The development of the laws that legalized and continue to expand assisted suicide and euthanasia in Canada reflect the speed at which society increasingly...

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...

On the Beach, With Benedict and Hope

Pope Benedict XVI, in his second encyclical, the 2008 Spe Salvi (Salvific Hope) offers a distinction from the Letter to the Hebrews: We as...

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens' novella A Christmas Carol was first published on December 19, 1843, and it has been a much beloved classic ever since. Sure,...

Bruckner’s Os Iusti: The Mouth of the Just Man

On this memorial of Saint Bonaventure - as mentioned in our post, one of the 37 Doctors of the Church - a fitting musical...