Our Wedding Garment

"My friend, how is it that you came in here without a wedding garment?” (Matthew 22:12) I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down...

Argumentative Starting Points

Jesus provides us with a motive for acting, viz., the love of God, which in practical terms produces a love of our neighbours. The...

Second Sunday of Advent and the Church in Quebec

‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight’ (Mt. 3:3) ⧾ The Gospel of the Mass on this second Sunday of Advent introduces...

Adoration and Philosophy

All Catholics should go to Eucharistic Adoration.  Most Catholics, myself included, should go to Adoration more than they do, whether they go regularly, occasionally,...

Of Saint Thomas’ Death and Voting

Saint Thomas Aquinas died on this day, March 7, 1274, at the Cistercian monastery of Fossanuova in Italy, between Naples and Rome (where there...

The Queenship of Mary, All Holy and All Good, and, then there’s Justin…

A blessed memorial of the Queenship of Mary, a feast formally instituted by Pope Pius XII on October 11, 1954, in his encyclical Ad...

Jean Vanier Clarifies his Remarks, Reiterating his Support for Assisted Suicide Law in CBC...

(This article appeared in this revision on LifeSite News, based on a clarification they received from Dr. Vanier) At the end of May, Jean Vanier...

Christ’s Sacrifice Was one of Redemption, Not Popularity

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This Sunday’s Gospel (cf. Jn 6:51–58) is the concluding part and culmination of the discourse given by Jesus in the Synagogue...

The Holy Name of Mary

The feast of the Holy Name of Mary, celebrated on September 12th, has a long history. It was in 1513 when Pope Julius III...

The Poor and Radical Man

There are as many ways to follow Christ as there are humans beings, even if many seem not to avail themselves of the grace...