Padre’s corner

Padre's corner “These is so much bad in the best of us, And so much good in the worst of us, That it hardly behooves any...

Song (To C. L.)

From collected poems, 1911 Song (To C. L.) The corn is garnered, the swallows fly, The leaves fall soft on their wintry bed. There was a dream in...

The Path to Rome

From the preface to The Path to Rome, 1902 I said, “I will start from the place where I served in arms for my sins;...

Rebuilding Catholic culture

This summer, Saskatoon hosted the first ever Rebuilding Catholic Culture Conference on 19 and 20 July. Keynote speakers were Catholic biographer Joseph Pearce and...

Proclaim the truth

"Children are a grace that is given to a couple. ... We need signs among us that when we put God first, others second,...

In each child

In each child I haven’t the strength to hold For yet one moment more An acrid haze of molten air Shrouds the burning shore Entire town engulfed in flame This...