Why Are Catholics Not Holier Than They Are? Father Paul Quay’s ‘The Mystery...

(I thought this memorial of the great Jesuit Saint Francis Xavier was a fitting day to post this adaptation of an address I offered...

CBC Exposed

CBC Exposed by Brian LilleyFreedom Press, 2012 ISBN: 978-0-98816-910-4Softcover, pp. 185; price: $22.36 CADMy relationship with the CBC as a listener ended about a decade ago...

Captain Fantastic and Hollywood’s Anti-Catholicism

Viggo Mortensen, the same actor who played Strider/Aragorn in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, seems to enjoy getting naked in his non-Tolkien films,...

Is Superman still a Christian hero?

What if a child dreamed of becoming something other than what society intended? What if a child aspired to something greater? (Jor-El, Man of Steel) In June 1938,...

The Lego Movie

The time has come: LEGO has released its first full-length theatrical film, The Lego Movie, and it is doing fantastically across the board. It has...

Signs and Mysteries: Revealing Ancient Christian Symbols

Signs and Mysteries: Revealing Ancient Christian Symbols by Mike Aquilina illustrated by Lea Marie Ravotti Our Sunday Visitor, 2008 ISBN 978-1-59276-450-1More devotional than academic, this book begins by...

Pushing Tin

Pushing Tin1999, Director: Mike Newell.Actors: John Cusack, Billy Bob Thorton, Cate Blanchett, Angelina Jolie.Music: Anne Dudley.   (Rated R for language and mild sexuality) “You land...

Book review: Why Be Afraid?

Why Be Afraid? A Retreat by Douglas McManaman Justin Press ISBN: 978-0-9917996-6-4 102 pages, softcover $12.95 CDNDeacon Douglas McManaman is a Permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Toronto, ministering...