Anthony Mary Claret, On Fire for God

Anthony Mary Claret died on this day, October 24th, 1870, after a long, full and adventurous life, demonstrating how much one man can do...

Queen Elizabeth’s Mixed Legacy

The many accolades heaped upon Queen Elizabeth have their place. She was, as promised in that early address of 1941, devoted to her duty,...

Saint Hedwig of Silesia: Poland’s Crown and Glory

It's a special day for the Polish, as one of their patrons is celebrated, at least here in Canada, on this day - normally,...

The Passion of Saint Paul of the Cross

There are two options today for saints - the first are the 'North American Martyrs', also called the Canadian Martyrs, but who most accurately...

Luke, Evangelist, Physician, Artist

A blessed feast of Saint Luke (+84) to all our readers! He was one of the four evangelists, author of the third Gospel -...

Ignatius Ground to Wheat, While Canada Grows its Pot

(This being not only the memorial of the one of the Church's earliest post-Apostolic martyrs, the great Ignatius, who may have known the Apostle...

The Abaddonian Abyss

They have as king over them the angel of the bottomless pit; his name in Hebrew is Abad'don, and in Greek he is called...

Callixtus and Hippolytus in Sardinia

This is the memorial of Saints Callixtus, (+222-223) (also spelled Callistus) a reformed slave who seems to have lived a rather dissolute and rebellious...

Fatima’s Miracle of the Sun

This 13th day of October marks the anniversary final apparition of Our Lady at Fatima in the fateful year of 1917, to the three...

Our Lady of the Pillar

This Marian commemoration dates back to very early in the Church's history. In fact, it is the first 'vision' of Our Lady. As the...