Uganda’s Witness

The memorial of Charles Llwanga and his companion martyrs, put to death in Uganda between 1885 and 1887, has complex undertones: the conquest of...

John Paul II’s First Visitation as Pope

CONCLUSION OF THE MARIAN MONTH HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS JOHN PAUL II 31 May 1979 "And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfilment...

Amoris and the Sacramentality of Marriage

How are Catholic couples meant to interpret Amoris Laetitia? When already a fog of confusion surrounds the question of whether or not the divorced...

The Tragic Dignity of Margaret Pole

A brief mention of today's saint, Blessed Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (+1541), the daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, who was in turn...

The Anti-Depressant Saint

If it 'twere not the Sixth Sunday of Easter, we would celebrate today one of the most joyful and idiosyncratic of saints, Philip Neri,...

A Triptych Memorial

In the liturgical revisions after Vatican II, the more complex hierarchy of feasts was simplified, so that we now have solemnities, feasts, memorials and...

Pope Saint John Paul II’s Consecration of the World to the Immaculate Heart

WE ENTRUST, O MARY, AND CONSECRATE THE WHOLE WORLD TO YOUR IMMACULATE HEART!On Thursday, 13 May 1982, after the concelebrated Mass in Fatima, Pope...

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,...

Our Lady of Fatima to Blessed Jacinta

Here are some of the warnings Our Lady of Fatima gave to Blessed Jacinta, in turn to give to others, before her death from...

The Significance of the March for Life

The upcoming feast of Saint Matthias, May 14th, paradoxically marks the sombre anniversary of the legalization of abortion in Canada, under Trudeau Sr., in...