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      Walking the Opeongo Line with Saint Ann

      A brief note from the now-shuttered, yet still beautifully maintained, parish of Saint Joseph's, on the Opeongo Line, as we, about 90 or so...

      Martha, Mary and Ill-Fated Marriage

      Our Lady of Fatima purportedly revealed to young Jacinta that many marriages are not willed by God, the truth of which may be borne...

      Wheat and Tares

      “Heaven” should not be understood only in the sense that it towers above us, because this infinite space also takes the form of human...

      James the Greater and Humanae Vitae: Signs of Contradiction

      Today we celebrate the feast of Saint James 'the Greater', not because of any intrinsic superior quality to the other James, 'the Lesser', the...

      The Trudeau Reckoning

      When Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould publicly accused Justin Trudeau and his senior aides before a Commons Justice and Human Rights Committee in February of...

      Musical Offerings, Sixteenth Sunday

      A few musical gifts recommended by Pater Ignotus - who is himself musically quite gifted, we may add - for your Sunday enjoyment: https://youtu.be/oS_1ITt3x6E https://youtu.be/HUbT7WLagRc https://youtu.be/2J2dKPTq99Q

      Martha and Mary: The Good Part

      Mary has chosen the better part and it will not be taken from her (Lk. 10: 42).⧾ In Christian tradition Martha and Mary have...

      The sword of Damocles hangs over Europe

      On July 13 1917 the three Portuguese children, Lucy, Francisco and Jacinta, heard from Virgin Mary “if people do not cease offending God, a...

      Georgian Bay Pilgrimage

      I've been gone for a couple of days, on pilgrimage to Martyrs' Shrine, in Midland, Ontario, of which I have written a number of...

      Musical Offerings, Fifteenth Sunday

      https://youtu.be/bTBNt1ortDA?t=4 https://youtu.be/MxzDSy8MpGs?t=4 https://youtu.be/qFgqsaMjy5k?t=3