Happy Victoria Day!

Today is probably my favourite secular holiday.  On the third Monday in May Canadians celebrate the reign of Queen Victoria, the granddaughter of King George III. Victoria was the daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of King George III. Both the Duke of Kent and King George III died […]

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Chesterton’s Voice

Back during a time when the word kindle was a verb you would use to describe starting a fire, people would read actual hard-cover or paperback books.  Today, its a device you can use for reading books.   I don’t have a kindle.  I have an iPod, and I’ve got into buying audio books that […]

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Our Lady of Fatima

The apparition at Fatima is one of the great apparitions of the Catholic Church.  Our Lady revealed certain truths to three children in Portugal. From Hilary White: “To prevent this, I shall come to ask for the Consecration of Russia to My Immaculate Heart.” This must be done by the pope in conjunction with all […]

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I never knew…

You can buy personal health insurance in Canada!  The land of socialized medicine has insurance agencies that offer personal health plans.  I never realized it until today. Last week I moved an investment from TD Canada Trust to Sun Life Financial.  Today, I was on the Sun Life website to see if I could check […]

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What is Alt-Right?

The term or phrase “alt-right” which I presume is shorthand for right wing alternative has been used a lot since the U.S. Presidential campaign that elected Donald Trump. What does it actually mean? In Canada there isn’t room in public life for people with an openly religious perspective on politics.  Right now there’s one or […]

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Oh, Good Grief.

It is just a rumour thus far, but this is ridiculous.  I want to remain charitable and faithful to the One, True Catholic Church, and I don’t want to just vent and gnash my teeth in response to the obvious undermining, or worse fracturing of the Catholic Church, but this is…goodness gracious. Sweet baby Jesus […]

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We need clear blue water.

Sorry, its not a post about our water quality which deserves a post for itself.  This is about the Conservative Party of Canada leadership race.  I want to share an interview that was done by Mark Steyn with Maxime Bernier. Affectionately known as “Mad Max” by some of his supporters, he’s running a principled campaign […]

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