Fourth Sunday and Obeying God’s Voice

‘My sheep hear my voice. I know them and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish’ (Jn. 10:27).  In...

Saint Francois de Laval and the Renewal of Canada

'Tis difficult to believe that Quebec was once a a bastion of the Faith, incarnating in an almost unique way the harmony between Church...

Third Sunday of Easter: Growing in Love of the Lord

Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you (Jn. 21:17). ⧾ The Easter Season is a privileged time of liturgical catechesis or instruction...

Marie of the Incarnation: A Canadian Mystic and Missionary

Marie de l’Incarnation: Études de théologie spirituelle by Pierre Gervais, S.J.:  A Review Marie of the Incarnation, born Marie Guyart, was one of the first...
Pope St. John Paul II

Canonizing Sister Faustina and Divine Mercy in the Jubilee 2000

HOMILY OF THE HOLY FATHER  MASS IN ST PETER'S SQUARE FOR THE CANONIZATION OF SR MARY FAUSTINA KOWALSKA Sunday, 30 April 2000   1. "Confitemini Domino quoniam bonus, quoniam in...

Divine Mercy Sunday – An Echo of Every Mass

Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe’…  ‘My Lord and my God!’ (Jn. 20:18)). Today is Divine...

The Last Easter Vigil Homily of Pope Benedict XVI

EASTER VIGIL HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI Saint Peter's Basilica Holy Saturday, 7 April 2012 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Easter is the feast of the new creation. Jesus...

Easter Sunday: O Sacred Banquet in which Christ is Received!

Christ our Passover has been sacrificed, alleluia; therefore let us keep the feast with the unleavened bread of purity and truth, alleluia, alleluia (Communion...

Good Friday

One of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and at once blood and water came out. He who saw this has testified...

A Meditation for Good Friday: How To Undo the Effects of Sin?

Cardinal Newman, now Blessed John Henry Newman, was a towering figure of nineteenth-century Catholicism who is almost universally admired. I say “almost” because not...