Articles Tagged ‘Toronto’

Humanae Vitae and NFP: my testimony

Paulaudenece1977

In a recent interview with an Italian newspaper, Pope Francis was reported to express praise for Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI's encyclical on the regulation of birth in keeping with natural and Divine law. Pope Francis reportedly said that Pope Paul VI was "prophetic" and and that "had the courage to place himself against the majority, defending the moral discipline, exercising a culture brake, opposing present and future neo-Malthusianism." He indicated that the time had come to delve deeper into the encyclical and develop ... (Continue reading)

OECTA and the further destruction of Catholic education

In a move that can only elicit shock and anger in faithful Catholics, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) has announced they will march in the WorldPride Parade in Toronto this year after a motion was passed at OECTA's recent annual general meeting. A rationale attached to the motion reads: "Registering for, and marching in the WorldPride Parade is a visible symbol of solidarity with one of the most marginalized groups in the Catholic community." Thank you to ... (Continue reading)

The future of the Church

Michael Coren

I speak a great deal at Catholic and pro-life venues in Canada, the United States, and Britain. It’s perhaps the aspect of my professional life that gives me most pleasure—travel, meeting people, seeing the Church and the various moral struggles through the eyes and experience of others. Most of the men and women I meet are extraordinarily impressive, even inspiring. But there is—as they say—always one. Always one person who attends only to be offended and annoyed. And in a Toronto church ... (Continue reading)

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Spring thaw, Eel’s Creek

January 2013 cover

Our January 2013 cover artist, Francis Dvorak, holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Toronto. He studied painting under Michael John Angel, a student of Pietro Annigoni. He resides in Toronto and has a studio in North Kawartha, Ontario. What is this piece about? This piece is called “Spring thaw, Eel’s Creek.” is is one of my favourite spots on Eel’s Creek and I love to return there at different times of the year. is was done in early spring, when the ice is starting to break up and flow. ... (Continue reading)

Fall trees

November 2012 cover

Our November 2012 cover artist, Anne-Marie Doyle, lives in Toronto, selling pumpkin pie and pumpkin spice coffee and finishing her last semester of English Literature studies. She is slowly working toward fluency in the language of charcoal and oils, and hopes to spend a few years training with master painters (if she can sell enough pumpkin pie to pay for it). In the meantime, Christ is teaching her about Himself so that she has something worth speaking about in the ... (Continue reading)

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