Covid 2: The Sequel

The World Health Organization’s special envoy on COVID-19 has urged world leaders to stop using lockdowns as the primary control method against the spread...

Little Black Lives—Do They Matter?

Anyone who believes that God is the Author of all life and loves us unconditionally (and even many who don’t believe this) would instinctively...

The Fightin’ Friar

John of Capistrano (+1456) lived a life very much in the ‘world’ at first, studying law, and becoming involved with the complex political machinations...

Funeral Homily of Pope John Paul II

FUNERAL MASS OF THE ROMAN PONTIFF JOHN PAUL II HOMILY OF HIS EMINENCE CARD. JOSEPH RATZINGER St Peter's Square Friday, 8 April 2005 "Follow me. " The Risen Lord says...

Saint Hedwig of Silesia: Poland’s Crown and Glory

It's a special day for the Polish, as one of their patrons is celebrated, at least here in Canada, on this day - normally,...

Mission Sunday, Gospel, Church and Anti-Church

‘Give therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s’ (Mt. 22: 21). ⧾ Today is World Mission...

What is Caesar’s, When All is God’s?

A clever writer once observed that Jesus never made the mistake of qualifying any of his statements: “Sell you possessions, and give the money...

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...

Canada Up in Smoke

(A retrospect on the legalization of cannabis in Canada, now two years ago. The stultifying and enervating effects of this drug may in some...

Avila’s Teresa

(From our archives, on the great 16th century Carmelite reformer Saint Theresa of Avila, whose sparkling, vivid and very human personality echoes through the...