Update on the Editor

As some may know, I am on a pilgrimage-holiday, first to my native Scotland (whence I write at present), then on down to Rome....

Sheen Delayed

As readers may have now read elsewhere, there has been an indefinite postponement of the proposed beatification of Bishop Fulton Sheen which, as prompted...

The Ugly Beautiful

It’s Holy Thursday today, as you likely know, and this year I am confronted with humanity: humanity in all of its ugly beauty. That’s...

Spring thaw, Eel’s Creek

Our January 2013 cover artist, Francis Dvorak, holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Toronto. He studied painting under Michael John Angel, a student of Pietro...

Scandalous and Sacred Fashion

I must admit that I have trouble keeping up with the via mundi, the ways of the world, and have this abiding, if inchoate and...

Synods, Speech and Synagogue

The Synod on Youth has closed, after approving the final document in accord with the new rules on Episcopal Synods promulgated by Pope Francis...

Poppies

Our November cover artist, Sheila Diemert, lives and works in Kitchener, Ontario. She enjoys creating art that is uplifting and positive and paintings that have meaning...

Momentous motherhood

"Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body." -...

A pope for our time

The new year is arbitrary, really, a contrived date to jolt us into novelty, remind us of chronology, mark the progress of time, achievement,...

The Sad Interview with Jean Vanier Supporting Medical Aid in Dying

Alas, the capitulations continue.  A few days ago, I listened on the CBC to an interview with the great Jean Vanier, the founder of...