Author Archives: Vagrant Catholic

On Systematic Oppression & Institutional Failure

This particular topic has become rather important to me, so I elected to invest a considerable amount of time to write this lengthy post. It’d be nice if I could say I always understood, but that’d be lying. It’d also … Continue reading

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On Compensation Learning (Dyslexia & Asperger’s)

I was first introduced to dyslexia in greater detail through a chapter in Malcolm Gladwell’s book “David & Goliath”. Gladwell talks about “capitalization learning”. Our boy Desmond does this; he learns and operates using the areas he’s gifted in. Stephanie … Continue reading

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On the Proposed Salvation Army Shelter at 333 Montreal Road

In Ottawa Ontario Canada, the Salvation Army have just had approval from Ottawa’s City Council to move from their current location to 333 Montreal Road, in the Vanier area. The Salvation Army said that according to their research, they have … Continue reading

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On the Canonical Situation of the Society of Saint Pius X

For many years I have posted on the Catholic Answers Forum (“CAF”).  During my time there, I saw a conversation involving some posters who were advocates for the Society of Saint Pius X (“SSPX”).  The current status of the Society … Continue reading

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On Saint Francis of Assisi, my Patron Saint

I do not write as much as I used to, my tendinitis in both hands has prevented me from doing so. It’s been quite painful for many weeks now, so I have been wearing hand braces and reserving my efforts … Continue reading

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On Further Reflections Regarding Canada’s Proposed Assisted Suicide Laws

I’d have an easier time understanding the concept of assisted suicide within Canada if the proposed law strictly stuck with the terminally ill. But, the proposed law doesn’t; in fact many say it doesn’t reach far enough. People are advocating … Continue reading

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On Anxiety & Panic

There’s a lot of things which become clearer through the passage of time. Things that you lived your whole life with, thinking that it’s acceptable or “normal”. As time passes you begin to discover that, no, things should not be … Continue reading

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