Sunday, February 25, 2018

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,...

Christmas reflections

House of Bread. Bethlehem. The place where He was born. It may not have been in a stable and it was likely not in...

Goodness from around the web..

Highlight of the week: All Hipsters Eventually Become Catholic by Edmund Mitchell "The new hipster loves going to daily Mass at his parish, where the pews...

The future of Catholicism

When a publisher telephones and asks for a new book, written quickly, there is only one response: a high- pitched, only partly controlled “yes.”...

Successor to St. Peter

It’s been a challenging few weeks for serious Catholics. By “challenging” I suppose I mean difficult, and by “serious” I mean those who live...

What we are called to do

The Catholic blogosphere hit Bottum recently, and hit it very hard indeed—the Bottum in question being Jody, a Catholic journalist and former editor of...

A papal revolution

There I was in late July, driving to work at 7:30 am, content and peaceful after a weekend with friends in their rural Ontario...

A magical scarf

Walking to my flat late Friday afternoon after a chaotic morning, I was confronted with the fact that I hadn’t yet had lunch. I...

Successor to St. Peter

It’s been a challenging few weeks for serious Catholics. By “challenging” I suppose I mean difficult, and by “serious” I mean those who live...

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...