Faith as Common Sense

(A sermon of Father Daniel Callam for this Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)A theme common to Ezekiel and Saint Mark, the readings we have...

Disconnected Harmony

When the biggest of my little brothers read The Hunger Games his main complaint with the story was that it was not realistic. Obviously,...

For Better or Worse

My brother got married this past weekend, and in his speech my dad recounted the story of when Tom and his best friend, having...

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...

The March for Life and the Contemplative Life

The annual March for Life is coming up in two days, this Thursday, May 10th, with Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral at 10:00 a.m.,...

Scandals There will Be, but Have Peace…

Paula Adamick has a take on a powerful new book by Jennifer Roback Morse, 'The Sexual State', outlining the government's role in aiding, abetting...

A child’s song of praise

If it's Tuesday evening, then my ten-year-old daughter has choir practice. She's one of a few dedicated children at our parish who lend their...

Reaction

In the past week, there has been a lot of rough weather. The worst of it, or at least the worst that has gotten...

Pope Francis on Liturgy

If you have a few moments, read and ponder the Holy Father's recent address on matters liturgical. Nothing absolutely new, but the trend of...

Some Sliver of Hope for Ireland

What is one to say about the tragic vote in Ireland last Friday, on the day of the three saints (not one of whom...