19th Sunday: The Sacred Host

Whoever eats of this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh....

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...

Winter Wear, and A School Where Women Don’t Wear Pants

When I first left my home in the warm peninsula of southern Ontario to pursue a post-secondary education nothing could have prepared me for...

Reading St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans

  The letter of St. Paul to the Romans uses the same basic structure found in his other letters. It features one important aspect of...

This Economy Kills

The economy has become an embodiment of all sorts of perplexing modern quandaries. Anxiety at various political, economic, corporate, and religious levels is visibly...

Conclusion of the Marian Month of May

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI Lourdes Grotto, Vatican Gardens Monday, 31 May 2010   Dear Brothers and Sisters, I join you with great joy at the end of...
Pope St. John Paul II

Message of John Paul II to the Bishop of Albano for the Centenary of...

To my Venerable Brother Bishop Agostino Vallini of Albano 1. A hundred years ago, on 6 July 1902, Maria Goretti died in the hospital at...

Sainte Marguerite D’Youville: A Poetic Retrospective

Sainte Marguerite D'Youville (1701-1771.  Feast, October 16th)   I have to laugh when they call me a dangerous woman; A woman of ill-repute; a drunken whore. It’s true that...

Rejoice!

A very joyous Laetare Sunday to all our readers, a day on which we can partake in some way in the joy of Easter...

Cultural Divides

You may have read a couple of weeks or so ago of a Montreal housing complex here in Canada that was until recently moving...