Fatima’s Vision at 103

Today marks the hundred and third anniversary of the final apparition at Fatima, when Our Lady appeared for the last time - at least...

Trump, Celebrating Down’s and Go Barrett

October, as I just learned, has been decreed Down's Syndrome Awareness Month, a worthy endeavour to celebrate the joyful, solid fact that every life...

Giving Thanks

A blessed and joyful Thanksgiving to all of our readers, and we may include our American neighbours, who, of course, hold their own day...

Friendless Ford’s Nation

Doug Ford has apparently said that we must learn to live without friends, and with this, he is on par with his erstwhile-fellow-lockdown leader,...

The Rosary, Hope of Lepanto, of Europe, of the World…

Today is the memorial of the Holy Rosary, a feast instituted by Pope Saint Pius V in commemoration of the Christian naval fleet in...

Blessed Durocher: Forming the Next Generation

Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher (+1849) is also celebrated today, a Canadian sister, who, under the inspiration of Saint Eugene de Mazenod and Bishop Bourget, founded...

Bruno’s Silence

On this crisp Fall day, we fittingly celebrate Saint Bruno (+1101), teacher, bishop, confidant of the Pope and, perhaps most pertinent to the history...

Mr. Weigel’s Moral Blind Spot

George Weigel, papal biographer, in a recent article in First Things, offers a defense of President Truman’s terrible decision in 1945 to destroy the two...

Fortunate Faustina and the Divine Mercy

Last year, we wrote that today's saint was not (yet) in the liturgical calendar, and we may happily now say that that is no...

Angels Guardian

This memorial of the Guardian Angels goes back to the year 1500, the very dawn of the Protestant ‘Reformation’, seventeen years before Luther would...