Blessed Apollinaire Morel of Posat

Jean-Jacques Morel was born in a village in the proximity of Fribourg in Switzerland on June 12, 1739. He came into the world after...

Virtue and the Eucharistic Life

‘Listen to me, all of you, and understand there is nothing outside a person that by going in can defile them, but things that...

Listing to Heaven

For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil intentions:  fornication, theft, murder, adultery, avarice, wickedness, deceit, licentiousness, envy, slander, pride, folly....

The Late, Great, Saint Augustine

On August 28th, we celebrate with great joy the feast day of St Augustine of Hippo, the great doctor of the Church. This fourth and...

The Reckoning

After nearly six years of Liberal incompetence and corruption, compounded by long months of Canadian churches closed to prayer and worship, I consider that...

The True Saint Augustine

St. Augustine’s legacy has fared so well not just because of his personal holiness and scholarly genius, but also because of the great ease...

Father Marco Testa’s Series on the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, Compiled

A faithful reader mentioned that she had difficulty finding Father Marco Testa's wonderful, sublime, but also very pragmatic and a propos series on the...

Our Lady of Częstochowa

On Thursday 26 August, the Church celebrates with great joy the feast of Our Lady of Częstochowa. This feast has a long history which is...

Avoiding Catholic Syncretism

Throughout her history, the Catholic Church has always had to struggle to address controversial issues of all kinds, and what we are facing in...

Saint Bartholomew, aka Nathaniel, In Whom There Was No Guile

A blessed feast of Saint Bartholomew! Like many of the Apostles, we don't know all that much about the life of today's saint. Our...