Thursday, January 18, 2018

A New Mission

Welcome, Dear Reader,   As most of you have heard by now, Catholic Insight, for reasons that were primarily financial, decided earlier this year to cease...

Bishop McGrattan

Bishop William McGrattan, formerly an auxiliary bishop from Toronto’s central district, was recently appointed by Pope Francis as Bishop of the Peterborough Diocese. On...

Easy Essays

Easy Essays Sheed and Ward, 1936 Looking at property, Fr. Henry Carr, Superior of the Basilians, says: Socialists and Communists battle against the unequal conditions of the poor. Presumably they...

Food for thought

The Incarnation was made present to the world through Mary. On Christmas, Mary placed Our Lord in an animal feed trough, where he was...

My beads

Born either in 1834 in Limerick, Ireland or Norfolk, Virginia, Fr. Ryan was described by a contemporary as having “an open, manly character.” He...

Padre’s corner

Padre's corner “These is so much bad in the best of us, And so much good in the worst of us, That it hardly behooves any...

Song (To C. L.)

From collected poems, 1911 Song (To C. L.) The corn is garnered, the swallows fly, The leaves fall soft on their wintry bed. There was a dream in...

The Path to Rome

From the preface to The Path to Rome, 1902 I said, “I will start from the place where I served in arms for my sins;...

Rebuilding Catholic culture

This summer, Saskatoon hosted the first ever Rebuilding Catholic Culture Conference on 19 and 20 July. Keynote speakers were Catholic biographer Joseph Pearce and...

Proclaim the truth

"Children are a grace that is given to a couple. ... We need signs among us that when we put God first, others second,...