Mother of the Church, Mazenod and Victoria Day

We celebrate today the memorial of Mary, Mother of the Church, an ancient title of the Virgin, which was formally instituted into the Holy...

The Dedication of Saint John Lateran: A Call to Holiness

Brothers and sisters, you are God’s building. ... For God’s temple is holy, and you are that temple. (1 Cor 3:9, 17)Today we celebrate the...

Keep it Simple. Stupid.

I don’t know what it is about women, but most of us tend to find relationships utterly fascinating. Get some girls together, and regardless...

Lessons from Picasso

I love art—particularly paintings. I love the way that paintings have their own language, where so much can be conveyed in a single image....
Pope St. John Paul II

Witnessing to Truth

(In light of today's feast of the Martyrs of Japan, what follows is a brief excerpt from Pope Saint John Paul II's masterpiece -...

Wedding Cakes and Walking on Eggshells

A blessed feast of Saint Boniface, (+735) the 8th century Apostle of Germany and what is now Europe, of which he is now the...

Lancing the Wound of Sin

“Always remember that God sees everything.” - Padre Pio My husband used to be a biker—not the Harley kind, but the bicycle kind. He used...

Kermit

I’ve been walking around the last few days with the name "Kermit" in my head and vomit close to the surface. You almost have...

The I-Choice: Staying Human in a Digital Age

In his new book, The I-Choice: Staying Human in a Digital Age, Fr. Denis Lemieux explores the Internet's effects on culture and on our relationships. He examines...

Licking the Earth

Although they knew God they did not honour him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking and...