Virtue, Vice and Everything Nice? Blessed Dina Belanger

Father Callam’s take on Christ’s declaration that it is what comes from within a man making him unclean, all those unbridled and disordered passions...

Killing Sick Kids

And so, following upon my comments yesterday on the mask slipping off the face of evil, it begins: A trio of physicians – oh, why...

Climate Babies: To Bear, or not to Bear

What sad, pinched lives the climate zealots must live, every emission of carbon and its derivatives a cause of sorrow, guilt, regret. You may...

Pope Paul VI in Praise of Women

A young mother lightly remonstrated with me about my diatribe on Women's Day, claiming that the post did not emphasize enough the positive and...

Why the Ideological ‘Rosary of Modern Sorrows’ is not a Rosary

The ‘Rosary of Modern Sorrows’ (RMS) is made by the American company, 'Contemplative Rebellion' (CR) and is sold on-line for US$62. It is unique,...

Eusebius, the anti-Arian Model Bishop

Saint Eusebius of Vercelli Dear Brothers and Sisters, This morning I invite you to reflect on St Eusebius of Vercelli, the first Bishop of Northern Italy...

Benedict Beatifying Newman

(As a lead up to Cardinal Newman's canonization this Sunday, we thought we would offer the homily preached by Pope Benedict when he beatified...

An Open Letter to the French Speaking Bishops of Canada

(This is a crie-de-couer from a group of long-suffering young people in Quebec, hungering for the fullness of the Faith, of which they feel...

Sixth Sunday and the Keeping of the Law

If you choose, you can keep the commandments, and they will save you… has not commanded anyone to be wicked, and He has...

Venantius and his Vexilla

Vexilla regis prodeunt;                        The banners of the king come forth; fulget crucis mysterium,                     brightly gleams the mystery of the cross quo carne carnis conditor                   by which...