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      Why the Ideological ‘Rosary of Modern Sorrows’ is not a Rosary

      The ‘Rosary of Modern Sorrows’ (RMS) is made by the American company, 'Contemplative Rebellion' (CR) and is sold on-line for US$62. It is unique,...

      Brendan’s Fantastic Voyage

      Today commemorates Saint Brendan (+577) the sixth century Irish monk, the 'Navigator', whose main claim to fame - besides his holiness of life -...

      Judas, Matthias and Mercy

      Here is an excerpt from an address by Pope Benedict XVI back in 2006 - but his words are timeless - on Judas and...

      Our Lady of Fatima to Blessed Jacinta

      Here are some of the warnings Our Lady of Fatima gave to Blessed Jacinta, in turn to give to others, before her death from...

      The Significance of the March for Life

      The upcoming feast of Saint Matthias, May 14th, paradoxically marks the sombre anniversary of the legalization of abortion in Canada, under Trudeau Sr., in...

      Good Shepherds, Good Mothers and Benedict XVI

      A blessed Fourth Sunday of Easter, also known as' Good Shepherd' Sunday after the Gospel reading, upon which Father Callam offers an insightful meditation....

      The Good Shepherd, Who Never Leaves His Flock

      Has any one of you ever been a shepherd? or even seen one? Do shepherds exist in contemporary North America? Nevertheless, we know instinctively...

      Daily Quotation: Jean Vanier

      “To be lonely is to feel unwanted and unloved, and therefor unloveable. Loneliness is a taste of death. No wonder some people who are...

      On the Jaws of Death and the Gates of Heaven

      Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889-1977) was a Catholic convert, philosopher, and theologian whose deep thinking prepared him during his long life for fruitful meditations on...

      A Gentle Giant Gone

      Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche, has gone to his eternal reward, at the venerable age of 90. The son of soldier, veteran and...