Editor's Corner

Blessed Blondin and Bureaucracy

Bd. Marie-Anne Blondin (+1890), whose feast was just the other day, and of whom you may never have heard, founded a religious congregation of...

Canada’s Protectress

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, who died on this day in 1680 outside what is now Montreal, is venerated, as I discovered at Mass this morning,...

Two Benedicts

Today is the 91st birthday of Pope Emeritus Benedict, who continues his life of seclusion, silence and prayer, with rare excursions into the external...

For a Few More Medical Moscatis

April 12th marked the anniversary of the death of Saint Joseph Moscati, an Italian physician, who dedicated his life to helping the sick and the...

Annunciation to Mary

A blessed solemnity of the Annunciation, which has been transferred this year from March 25th (which was in Holy Week). Commemorating the conception of...

Nota in Brevis

Volunteer for Radio-Maria!

The harvest is plentiful, the labourers are few - -    Commemoration of National Volunteer Week is bitter-sweet at Radio Maria Canada  TORONTO, April 12, 2017 – Radio Maria...

Missiles, the Unsinkable Titanic and the Liturgy of Emmaus

President Trump has launched a retaliatory missile attack on Syria, in response to Bashar al Assad supposedly ‘gassing’ his own people, in his own...

Of Courageous Bishops and FaceBook

We celebrate Saint Stanislaus today (+ April 11, 1079), bishop and martyr, put to death by his own king, Boleslaus, for rebuking the monarch's...

Gaudete et Exultate

Pope Francis has just released another Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete et Exultate, which may be translated as ‘Rejoice and Be Glad’, from Matthew 5:12, a...

Annunciation to Mary

A blessed solemnity of the Annunciation, which has been transferred this year from March 25th (which was in Holy Week). Commemorating the conception of...