Pope Francis

Our Lord said to Francis of Assisi in the great saint’s vision at San Damiano: "Francis, Francis, go and repair My house which, as you can see, is...

Boy Scouts, Volcanoes and Mother of God School

A blessed Sixth Sunday of Easter, as we journey with Christ and His Apostles towards Pentecost…Veni Creator Spiritus! It had to happen, I suppose: The...

The Poor and Radical Man

There are as many ways to follow Christ as there are humans beings, even if many seem not to avail themselves of the grace...

Ukrainian Eggs

In April, our artist section featured Sharon-Rose Milan, an artist and pro-life activist. What can you tell us about pysanky eggs? Every pysanky egg is supposed...

People are people

Did anyone watch the Boston bombing news with great interest? Were you glued to updates and bulletins, carefully checking the suspects’ faces and watching...

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...

A Vote for Life

The referendum vote in Ireland today, on the ‘right’ to abortion, is a turning point in our culture, for the Catholic nation symbolizes something...

Ontario’s Holy Lands

I come from the Holy Lands of Ontario. These are the small towns in which the Irish settled over the 19th century, and built imposing...

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...

Being Fully Human: Humility

The greatest thing you can learn is just to love and be loved in return. - Moulin Rouge It’s Thursday night—a holiday. You and your...