ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS: Are EMF Detectors useful tools for Paranormal Research?

November 26, 2012

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By: Demetrius (Co-Founder of the OCPRS)             When the OCPRS was founded, one of the objectives was to collect data on equipment believed to measure paranormal phenomena. The OCPRS thought it best to also examine the paranormal theories accompanying the various forms of technology. The theology and teachings of the Church would be compared to the […]

VAMPIRES: Exploring the Highgate Vampire Case

November 19, 2012

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By: Demetrius (Co-Founder of the CPRS)             Do Vampires exist? The answer to this question largely depends on how people understand what a Vampire is. Unfortunately, the vast majority of people are only familiar with the Vampire of popular culture. Only fragments of what a Vampire truly is, is ever promoted through popular culture. Here […]

ORBS: THE SOULS OF THE DEAD?

November 18, 2012

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By: Demetrius (Co-Founder of the OCPRS)             Spirit photography includes a variety of strange phenomena associated to the spirits of the dead. The phenomenon of Orbs is a controversial issue among paranormal researchers. What exactly Orbs are depends on the beliefs motivating the theories. In regards to the common paranormal theory promoting the belief that […]

THE GHOST OF MARY GALLAGHER 27th JUNE 2012

September 4, 2012

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By: Demetrius (Co-Founder of the OCPRS)             In 2011 the Ontario Catholic Paranormal Research Society presented the legend of Mary Gallagher with the hope of returning to Montreal for the seven-year interval or anniversary, whereby the ghost of Mary Gallagher is said to appear. In the previous article, many aspects of the legend had been […]

THE “GHOST” BOX DELUSION

June 11, 2012

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By: Demetrius (Co-Founder of the OCPRS) Not long ago, Richard Syrett of the Conspircay Show (from 740 AM radio) contacted the Catholic Paranormal Research Society. Mr. Syrett was producing a show on the subject of Electronic Voice Phenomenon (EVP), and other methods of Inter-Transcommunication (ITC) used to communicate with the dead. In particular, it was […]

ECTOPLASM PHENOMENON: PARANORMAL SCIENCE OR MODERN SPIRITUALISM? – From the Ontario Catholic Paranormal Research Society.

February 27, 2012

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By: Demetrius (Co-Founder of the OCPRS)             The inherent dangers of the paranormal have already been expressed by the OCPRS in previous articles. The most subtle, but also the most dangerous, quality of the paranormal is how it draws people into occult beliefs and practices. Having become a part of popular culture, ghost phenomena has […]

THE DARK SACRAMENT – A Book Review from the OCPRS

February 23, 2012

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By: Demetrius (Co-Founder of the OCPRS)             The Dark Sacrament: True Stories of Modern-Day Demon Possession and Exorcism, by authors David M. Kiely and Christina McKenna is a worthwhile exploration on an otherwise greatly misunderstood belief found in Christianity. Of course, by suggesting that it is “worthwhile” does not necessarily mean that the book itself […]