Ambrose for Bishop

Ambrose (340 – 397) was a layman, not even yet baptized when in 374, as Governor of Aemilia-Liguria in northern Italy, he went to a church to quell a conflict between Arians and Catholics over the choice of the next bishop. As the cultured and educated Ambrose, well...

The Sign of the Times: Preparing for the Lord

The Pharisees and Sadducees came, and to test Jesus they asked him to show them a sign from heaven. He answered them, “When it is evening, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.’ And in the morning, ‘It will be stormy today, for the sky is red and...

Separez Vous

Besides being the joyful feast of Saint Nicholas, this is also the sombre anniversary of the Ecole Polytechnique massacre in 1989, and commemorated with vigils ever since. Peruse Steyn’s take on the debacle, which did not reflect well, as he puts it, upon Canadian...