Monday, February 19, 2018

Visits to the Blessed Sacrament

After her death, St. Teresa of Avila appeared to one of her nuns bearing an important message: "There should be no difference as far...

Honouring our mothers and fathers

He gently leads his dad down the aisle. Mass is about to begin and he knows it will take a few minutes to get...

The indomitable Dan Brown

I genuinely thought we had heard the last of author Dan Brown but, alas, that’s not the case. His most recent book Inferno was...

The Soul of the Internet

One of my blogging heroines often says the only thing that qualifies her to blog is that she is a housewife with a computer—meaning,...

Moving Days

As my family travels, we meet quite a few people who ask us things like, “Where is your favorite place to go?” (I have...

A Church reacting well, wisely, and properly

We haven’t heard very much about the so-called clergy abuse crisis recently, but you can be sure that if the mainstream media manages to...

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...

Catholic culture

About two weeks ago, my family parked in a small town in Iowa. We chose this town because the church is within walking distance...

Thomas More’s Option: Love both the lives of the body and the soul

“If thou wilt be perfect, go sell what thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven” (Mt.19:21). Have I...

Sacrificing for the victory

Yesterday was the sort of day where curling up on the couch with a cup of hot chocolate and a feather blanket seems like...