He Is Risen Indeed, Alleluia!

The fifty days between Easter and Pentecost are devoted to meditation on the mystery of the resurrection, which is the foundation of Christianity. Just...

A Catholic Scientist Champions the Shroud of Turin

The 'Shroud of Turin', widely held as the very burial sheet of Our Lord, imprinted miraculously with the image of His own body, will...

Good Friday: Crux fidelis

Crux fidelis, inter omnes arbor una nobilis; nulla talem silva profert, flore, fronde, germine, dulce lignum, dulci clavo, dulce pondus sustinens! Flecte ramos, arbor alta, tensa laxa...

The Power of the Easter Triduum

Now that we in the midst of Holy Week, it is important to focus our attention on the Holy Triduum or the Easter Triduum....

Holy Thursday: The Institution of the Holy Eucharist

The most vital characteristic of our Catholic faith is not its external organization that has of late, thanks to Pope Francis, attracted the attention...

Spy Wednesday and the Rending of the Veil

It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour, while the sun’s light failed;...

Caveats, Conscience, but in All Things, Charity

Before a reflection from long-time contributor Terry McDermott, a health-care worker, a few words from your friendly neighbourhood editor: The Covid vaccine is, to...

Caroline Kózka, A Beacon for Young People

“Blessed are the clean of heart, for they will see God.” (Matthew 5: 8) Reading numerous accounts of our contemporary canonized or beatified teenage brothers...

Passion Sunday

The liturgical use of Scripture is by juxtaposition, i.e., an Old Testament text will be placed beside—juxtaposed to—one from the New Testament, the former...

Entering Into Passiontide

‘Sir, we wish to see Jesus’ (Jn. 12:20). The veiled statues and images in our churches indicate that we have entered into Passiontide. Next Sunday,...