Sacraments and the Sixth Sunday of Easter

Someone once said to me, “I don’t need a priest to forgive my sins. I go directly to God.” I shuddered, hoping that he...

Timely Words from a Far Off Place

(On this feast of the Holy Family, in my breakfast reading, I stumbled across this homily from Pope Saint John Paul II which he...

Healing the Wound of Abortion

On a late winter’s evening, my mother left her body like a discarded nightgown on an unmade bed. I was sitting by the window...

Personhood and Abortion:  A Historical Review in the Catholic Tradition

Introduction In 1973 the controversial Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in the United States.  In that first year alone, about 700,000 abortions...

Apologist Ronald Knox Remembered

Monsignor Ronald Knox (1888-1957) is remembered as theologian, translator of the Latin Bible, author of detective stories, novelist, poet, and most of all as...

L’Arche: A Beginning

In light of the upcoming parliamentary decision to be made concerning so-called 'euthanasia laws', we have decided to re-print over the next while a...

Thought Control Totalitarianism, in Canada?

We here in the grand Dominion of Canada have passed some very bad laws of late, sadly during what should be an otherwise celebratory 150th...

Unplanned: The Beginning of the End of Abortion?

On April 10th, I got in the car with my sister and drove to Ottawa for a private screening of “Unplanned”. I had read...

Thanking Freedom and Three Saints

I hope that all our readers had a delightful Thanksgiving weekend, a secular holiday, one may think, but as Christians we are called to...

Christ’s Bearing the Pain of the World

For God created man for incorruption, and made him the image of his own eternity, but through the devil’s envy death entered the world,...