A pleasant surprise

Andrew Sullivan, of all people, seems to endorse the idea of canonizing Chesterton. I am of two minds about canonizing Chesteton. On the one hand, I think it obvious the man was a saint. I already pray to him on a regular basis and assume that I need his intercession a lot more than he [Read More…]

Hey Ireland! Dale Ahlquist is Coming Your Way!

Here’s the skinny: .I am involved in the G.K. Chesterton Society of Ireland and on the second of next month we will be privileged to have Dale Ahlquist give us a talk on “G.K. Chesterton: Defender of the Family”. It’s in the Mont Clare Hotel, Dublin 2, it’s at eight o’clock, and it’s free. Here [Read More…]

Chesterton’s Pursuit of Holiness

Sure Chesterton was a brilliant writer and thinker, but was a he a saint? I think he obviously was.  Bill Doino, Jr. looks at the question in some detail. [Read more…]

The ever-whimsical Dale Ahlquist…

…on the world’s tortured relationship with guilt and innocence. [Read more…]

Hey Western Washington!

Dear Friends of the Seattle G. K. Chesterton Society, We are happy to announce our fourth event of this season, Thursday, February 20, at 7:30 PM at the UW Newman Center. Dr Pia de Solenni, noted ethicist, columnist, and cultural analyst will lead us in an evening of discussion on the family: Keystone of Society: The Family [Read More…]

An Aussie talks to Dial Ahlqueest

..abayhot Gee Kai Chisterton! What’s not to love? Chizz, mite! [Read more…]

Hey Toronto!

The very first Chesterton Debate will be held in your fair city tomorrow night! Be there! Learn about Truth, Goodness, Beauty, and Human Flourishing! Aloha! Oh, and come back for the next one and bring a friend! [Read more…]

Hey Seattle Chestertonians and Tom Curran Fans!!

Dear Friends of the Seattle G. K. Chesterton Society, We are happy to announce our third event of this season, Thursday, January 23, at 7:30 PM at the UW Newman Center.  Dr Tom Curran, radio host and executive director of My Catholic Faith Ministries, will lead us in an evening of discussion on having a personal relationship [Read More…]

Dale Ahlquist on the Trouble with Catholic Social Teaching

Reader Stu writes: Dale Ahlquist [President of the American Chesterton Society] recently came to address our local version of AOTM on “The Trouble with Catholic Social Teaching” It was great and timely. Dale is one of these wild-eyed fanatics who thinks the popes are not utopian idiots in ivory towers, but sane people who believe [Read More…]

Why subscribe to Gilbert Magazine?

Because it’s fun, of course! Plus, where else can you read Peter Kreeft explaining why the Church should canonize Chesterton, as well as three way arguments on the morality of lying (with Sean Daily upholding the correct–that is to say, my–position and Dale Ahlquist, in a rare moment, being wrong)? Also, there’s clerihews, funny stories [Read More…]