Prayerful Protest and Niqabs?

Although I agree with much of what Father Raymond de Souza says in his recent column in the National Post, I must respectfully disagree with...

Nero, John Paul II and the Protomartyrs

The first, or proto-, martyrs of the Church of Rome commemorate the untold number of Christians put to death under the reign of Nero,...

Divorce, Sort of, Hollywood Style

Following the break-up of HiddleSwift, it seems as though an infectious virus dissolving relationships old and new is spreading through Tinseltown:  Naomi Watts and...

Introduction to the Devout Life

31. Pastimes and recreations. To get out into the open air, be entertained by happy, friendly conversation, play the lute or some other musical...

Puffballs

“What can go wrong?” I asked, “the book says it is safe, and it shows a picture of the thing. Listen! It says right...

Monsignor Vincent Foy: Requiescat in Pace

Monsignor Vincent Foy passed away to his eternal rest on the night of March 13, after a long and fruitful life as a priest...
Pope St. John Paul II

JP II, We Miss You

Yesterday was, or would have been had it not been the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, the feast of Pope Saint John Paul II,...

The Church and China

It was a dramatic scene: venerable Cardinal Zen, bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, a lifelong foe and survivor of Communism in China, a spiritual...

Conservatives, Big and Small

One can get the measure of a man not from his guarded, careful behaviour, but rather from his occasional slip-up, his less careful moments,...