Blessed Blondin and Bureaucracy

Bd. Marie-Anne Blondin (+1890), whose feast was just the other day, and of whom you may never have heard, founded a religious congregation of...

Canada’s Protectress

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, who died on this day in 1680 outside what is now Montreal, is venerated, as I discovered at Mass this morning,...

Two Benedicts

Today is the 91st birthday of Pope Emeritus Benedict, who continues his life of seclusion, silence and prayer, with rare excursions into the external...

For a Few More Medical Moscatis

April 12th marked the anniversary of the death of Saint Joseph Moscati, an Italian physician, who dedicated his life to helping the sick and the...

Annunciation to Mary

A blessed solemnity of the Annunciation, which has been transferred this year from March 25th (which was in Holy Week). Commemorating the conception of...

The Mercy of Hell?

So, what of hell? As you may have heard, and on which I wrote a few days ago, Pope Francis has allegedly (through the...

Christ and the Resurrected Body

We are now on the seventh day of the Easter Octave, eight days that are one long, glorious day, so this Friday is treated...
Pope St. John Paul II

The Mystery of Salvific Suffering

Last week, a fire broke out in a mall, located in Kemerovo, a remote city in Siberia, on a day that happened to be...

Ite ad Joseph

A blessed and joyous solemnity of Saint Joseph to one and all!The silent saint from the Gospel, husband of the Virgin Mary, and foster...

The Enduring Appeal of Saint Paddy’s Day

A very joyous Saint Patrick’s Day to all our readers, whether those who are of Irish lineage, or those who would like to be,...