A Northern Nativity

By Cole Hartin William Kurelek (1927-77) was a Canadian artist and author who spent much of the second half of his anguished life grappling with Catholicism. His is not likely a name that would be familiar t... Read More...

A Priest’s Guide to Enjoying Beer

Content Warning: Alcohol (obviously). By Cole Hartin As we move out of the season of Lent, away from our sober fasting, and into the celebratory season of Easter, many of us will be emerging from penitenc... Read More...

G. K. Chesterton and the Goodness of God

By Cole Hartin While I have a few podcasts in my feed, over the past couple of years I’ve been trying to mix in audiobooks as well. I’m cheap, so I don’t have an Audible subscription. I have found, however, ... Read More...

Turn Up the Sad Songs for Advent

By Cole Hartin Advent is the season of longing, of preparation, of hope. As I’ve been reflecting on these themes over the course of the last few weeks, I’ve realized that most of the music I am drawn to year... Read More...

Summer Reading

By Cole Hartin I am taking my summer vacation late this year. My hope, when planning this, was that our province would be facing fewer COVID-19 restrictions, and thus the possibility of seeing friends and fa... Read More...