Saint Mark in a Hurry

Saint Mark, writer of the Gospel and first bishop of Alexandria, was the missionary companion and amanuensis of Saint Peter, the first pope. The...

Darkness and Pronouns

And thick darkness shall cover the land...The widespread blackouts in Manitoba and California - regions which otherwise share almost nothing else in common -...

Barnabas, Encouragement and Keeping On the Path

It is fitting that we celebrate the Apostle Barnabas, the ‘son of consolation’, or the ‘son of encouragement’, in this season of the Holy...

The Pope of the Vulgate

Today we celebrate Pope Damasus, who in his office in the Chair of Peter from 366  to 384, greatly influenced the history of the...

Battling Bishops and the Spiritus Mundi

As predicted in a number of prophecies - La Salette, Akita – there is conflict amongst the Cardinals and Bishops of Christ’s Holy Church....

Orthodoxy

G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy Men of science offer us health, an obvious benefit; it is only afterwards that we discover that by health, they mean bodily...

Signs in the Heavens

Signs, signs, everywhere, signs, blockin' out the scenery, breakin' my mind... So sang the Five Man Electrical Band in their 1970 anti-establishment ballad, whose lyrics...

Calendars, Missions and Holy Wisdom

While we commemorate Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a few other anniversaries on this historically significant day, which are all sort of providentially linked...

Priority of Sports

As the world burns, and our Supreme Court here in Canada is about to decide tomorrow on whether or not physicians should be permitted...