Pastoral

Our May 2013 cover artist, Francis Dvorak, was previously featured in the January 2013 issue.

Pope Francis

Our Lord said to Francis of Assisi in the great saint’s vision at San Damiano: "Francis, Francis, go and repair My house which, as you can see, is...

Crucifixion

Our March artist, Michael D. O’Brien, was born in Ottawa in 1948 and is internationally renowned as the author of twenty books, notably the novel...

Serving the poor is serving God

I met Jesus. I met him one day on my rounds as a visiting registered nurse working in the community. He showed me where...

Blessed Are You

There are so many times in my life when I’ve never felt so blessed! I have a loving family, daily nourishment, and a God...

Confessions of a Recovering Almost-Hoarder

When my grandmother moved out of the house she had lived in for 35 years, it took the family several days to clean it...

Lessons from Picasso

I love art—particularly paintings. I love the way that paintings have their own language, where so much can be conveyed in a single image....

The I-Choice: Staying Human in a Digital Age

In his new book, The I-Choice: Staying Human in a Digital Age, Fr. Denis Lemieux explores the Internet's effects on culture and on our relationships. He examines...

How does the internet affect your relationships?

There we were, my husband and I, lounging around the living room, facing each other but not looking at each other. He was transfixed...

The Adventure of Letting Go

Five years ago, in the middle of a pretty rough semester at university, during which I had struggled with some health issues and some...