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...

Of Japanese Martyrs, Hotel Refugee and Orthodox Reunion

*The migrant/refugee debacle continues, with assaults, rapes and (so far, thankfully foiled) terrorist plots in Germany, Sweden and other countries, who have bent on...

A Kinder Visitation

A blessed and joyous feast of the Visitation, commemorating the journey and meeting of the Virgin Mary to her ‘kinswoman’ Elizabeth, at her home...

It’s a S.T.E.M. World, Baby

A recent article, sponsored by none other than the Royal Bank of Canada, had a list of the top ten ‘most valuable’ university degrees...

Of 2017, and the Continuing Struggle of and with Islam

Ringing in the new year of 2017, rife with predictions from seers and others on what might happen during this 100th anniversary of the...

Ite Ad Joseph

Saint Joseph was proclaimed the patron of this country at its very origins, by none other than Samuel de Champlain himself, on March 19,...

Legends and Lyrics: A Book of Verses

The Three RulersI saw a Ruler take his stand And trample on a mighty land; The People crouched before his beck, His iron heel was on their...

Albertus Magnus

Saint Albert was called the 'great' even during his lifetime, rumoured to have known everything there was to be known, which may have been...

In each child

In each childI haven’t the strength to hold For yet one moment more An acrid haze of molten air Shrouds the burning shore Entire town engulfed in flame This...

Ignatius and his Society

Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556) whom we celebrate on this last day of July, in some ways belongs more to the early days of...