Healing the Wound of Abortion

On a late winter’s evening, my mother left her body like a discarded nightgown on an unmade bed. I was sitting by the window...

Tallis Choir of Toronto Presents William Byrd

Tallis Choir of Toronto presents:William Byrd: Loyal Subject & SubversiveSaturday, October 13, 2018 at 7:30 pmSt. Patrick’s Church, 141 McCaul Street (north of Dundas,...

Gloria in Excelsis Deo

(In light of the memorial of the Guardian Angels, along with the previous feast of the Archangels, here are some words of Father Callum...

Sainte Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face

Today we celebrate the Saint of the Little Way, a cloistered nun who died at the age of only twenty-four, having led a very...

‘Adding’ the Saint Michael Prayer After Mass

Following my previous article, “Becoming a Catholic Pastor, Post – ‘Pennsylvania’”, I unplugged from the world of ecclesial and secular news. I tried to...

T.S. Eliot on Society and Religion

Thomas Sterns Eliot (1888-1965) was born in St. Louis, Missouri and migrated to England at the age of 25. As did the American novelist...

Holy Canadian Martyrs

Today, September 26th, is the feast of the Canadian or, if you will, the North American Martyrs.  They were all Jesuits, six priests and...

Women’s Finals and the Perils of Groupthink

By now, avid sports fans throughout the Western world and anyone who follows the news regularly, will have heard of Serena Williams’s blow-up at...

Our Lady of Walsingham

(In light of today's official 'feast' of Our Lady of Walsingham, I am re-posting here my reflections on my pilgrimage there this summer...)Norfolk, in...

Oh, Cannabis!

On October 17, Canada will begin a new era of decadence. From that day on, cannabis – aka marijuana and pot – will be...