Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Saint John, the Beloved

Today we celebrate the beloved Apostle, Saint John the Evangelist, whose Gospel signifies most clearly the eternal existence of Christ as the Logos, the...

The Choice to March for Life

Today, the feast of Saint Matthias, paradoxically marks the sombre anniversary of the legalization of abortion in Canada, under Trudeau Sr., in 1969.  Omnibus...

Abbot Anthony’s Narrow Way

Saint Anthony, commonly called ‘of Egypt’, where he retreated to the wilderness, or ‘the Abbot’, for his leadership in the perfect living out of...

Modifying the Our Father: Tempting Indeed

As we approach the end of this calendar year, we should give thanks to God for all the blessings He has sent, for the...

Canadians in arms pt 3

Camouflage S. M. George Massey, C.M.S.C. from B.M.A. “Blitz,” Vol. 1, No. 3 Brockville, ON: July 1942. They tell us tales of camouflage, The art of hiding things; Of painted...

Discerning the Chair of Peter

We celebrate the feast of the Chair of Saint Peter on this day, commemorating by synecdoche the office of the papacy, instituted by Christ,...

The Rope Swing

Nobody knew where the rope came from. One Sunday morning after Mass in early spring, we found a thick rope hanging from an old...

Of Silence, Saint Death and Saint John

Feel free to peruse an article I just finished on Shuasku Endo's controversial novel Silence, published in 1966, and now soon to be released...

Lessons from Kolbe and Auschwitz

To be honest, I was not fully aware until I came to Auschwitz a few years ago while on pilgrimage in Poland that there...

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,...