Really Seeing

Are old people wise? Have they learned anything from experience? Or are they all curmudgeons, continually grumbling about the young generation and contrasting it...

Semper Fi

Father Scott Murray has an article from the mind and heart of a young priest, newly appointed a pastor, and what motivates him in...

Therese, NAFTA and Communist Short Lists

I enjoy the serendipity of providence when the liturgical readings match up unwittingly with the day, as we celebrate Ste. Therese of Lisieux, more...

Closing GM Oshawa: A blessing in disguise?

Is it the canary in the coal-mine, or the bull in an economic china shop? The closure of the Oshawa GM manufacturing plant –...

Benedict on Homosexuality and the Priesthood

In a 2011 article, Father Brian Mullady ponders the question of homosexuality in the priesthood, a theme abounding everywhere, except where it might most...

A Daily Quotation

To face what joys and troubles we might, we will provide some quotations for inspiration, and here is one from the mighty pen of...

Georgian Bay Pilgrimage

I've been gone for a couple of days, on pilgrimage to Martyrs' Shrine, in Midland, Ontario, of which I have written a number of...

Homily of Pope John Paul II on Padre Pio’s Canonization

CANONIZATION OF ST PIO OF PIETRELCINA, CAPUCHIN PRIEST HOMILY OF JOHN PAUL II Sunday, 16 June 2002 1. "For my yoke is easy and my burden light"...

The Eucharistic Reign of Christ

‘Truly, I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise’ (Lk. 23:43). ⧾ From the moment that Our Lord spoke these words, the...

The Dreadful but Hopeful Dream of the Two Pillars

Try to picture yourselves with me on the seashore, or, better still, on an outlying cliff with no other land in sight. The vast...