Andrew, the First Apostle

Today, the last day of November, is when we celebrate the first Apostle called, along with his brother, the first Pope. Andrew’s patronage includes Scotland, Russia, Ukraine and Greece, for reasons that are somewhat historically tenuous.  But, as Belloc says, behind...

Synodal Patience

We have not written too much on the Amazon Synod, by and large since I can scarcely bear to read about it, and others on other sites, such as First Things, offer a play-by-play far more detailed than anything we might muster from our more distant vantage point. But...

Alas for Canada

What is one to say? The results speak for themselves, with the east more or less going ‘liberal’, the Prairies and Alberta going ‘conservative’, and BC going who knows where. I think it was Saint Augustine who quipped that we get the bishops we...