MAiD Really MAiMS Medicine

Ten thousand reasons is a catchy charismatic praise and worship song. Of course, I may not play it at Mass, but it fits around...

Our Lady of the Snows: Santa Maria Maggiore

On August 5th, we celebrate the dedication of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the highest church in the hierarchy of churches dedicated to...

Blessed Frederick Jansoone: The Bridge of Ice, and the Guardian of Notre Dame du...

Blessed Frédéric Janssoone, O.F.M. (1838 - 1916) hailed from France, from the town of Ghyvelde, in the northwest most corner, where the language was...

It’s All About Liturgy

The author here makes a good point, that regardless of how bad, awful, outlandish, puerile, even sacrilegious liturgical abuse may be, it is almost...

Saint Jean Vianney, a Priest for Priests

On this day, August 4th, in 1859, the world witnessed the quiet passing into eternity of a most remarkable man, a simple country priest,...

Saints Eusebius of Vercelli and Peter Julian Eymard

The Church commemorates two pastors today, separated by a millennium and a half: The fourth-century Eusebius of Vercelli (+371), the first bishop we know...

Alphonsus of Ligouri, A Teacher for All Ages

Saint Alphonsus Ligouri was a renaissance man, whose kind was a rarity back then, and even more so now in our age of ‘degrees’...

Coins, Climate and Contraception

As the Pope departs from Canada, after visiting the national shrine of Saint Anne de Beaupré, we pray through the intercession of the good...

Distinguishing Sin

Sin is complex, with multiple layers and levels. What is offered here will hopefully help discern our own moral state, as well as, to...

Martha, Mary and Marriage

This memorial of Saint Martha, in accord with a decree from the Congregation of Divine Worship last year, now also includes her brother Lazarus,...