The Virgin Mary versus the Gorgon Medusa

Almost exactly two years ago, right in the heart of Manhattan, Luciano Garbati’s sculpture Medusa With the Head of Perseus was unveiled. The statue depicts exactly...

Beauty Bereft: What a Steam Tractor Can Tell us About our Culture

It is winter in Saskatchewan. My dad, brother, and grandmother came from Ontario back in mid-November to visit for the first time since I...

Truthful Repentance

Our Lady of Sorrows is a fitting memorial at this time in the Church’s history which, to put things in rather banal terms, is...

Some Salient Points on the Rosary in the Apostolic letter Rosarium Virginis Mariae by...

As we celebrate the liturgical memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary, we would do well to reflect upon the Apostolic Letter by the...

Christus Surrexit Vere, Alleluia!

A blessed and joyous Easter to all our readers, and may the grace of the Risen Christ fill your hearts with a faith, hope...

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...

Fundamentalism A, B and C

A.  The slogan of the Protestant Reformation was “sola Scriptura,” that is, a conviction that the Bible and the Bible alone contains God’s revelation to...

Credo in Unum et Trium Deum

Two creeds are in common use among us: the Apostles’ Creed and the Nicene Creed, which we use on liturgical occasions, and is a...

Words Aren’t Weightless: A Poem

Words Aren’t Weightless    “Sticks and stones may break my bones  But words will never hurt me” Tell that to the lasting tone of a stone Their syntax sticks My...

Third Sunday of Easter: Growing in Love of the Lord

Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you (Jn. 21:17). ⧾ The Easter Season is a privileged time of liturgical catechesis or instruction...