Baptism of the Messiah

‘This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased’ (Mt. 3:17). ⧾ Today’s Feast of the Lord’s Baptism brings to a completion...

The Need for Spiritual Care in Dementia

 “Dementia is a group of symptoms that affects mental cognitive tasks such as memory and reasoning. Dementia is an umbrella term that Alzheimer’s Disease...

Christ, the Light of the World

On entering the house, they saw the Child with Mary his Mother; and they knelt down and paid Him homage. Then, opening their treasure...

Epiphany’s Lesson

In the events surrounding the birth of Jesus, three groups are called to our attention: the shepherds, the Magi and the court of King...

Mary Mother of God

When the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman…so that we might receive adoption as sons (Gal.4:4).⧾ On this...

A Marian Happy New Year!

The Church begins each new calendar year with a Marian feast, celebrating the Virgin Mary as the Mother of God, Theotokos – literally the...

The Holy Rosary Through the Visions of Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich

Compiled and edited by Fr. Mark Higgins Catholic Way Publishing, 2019 ISBN-13: 978-1-78379-510-9 Paperback CDN$13.08 on Amazon.ca In modern-day Marian apparitions, Our Blessed Mother repeats her urgent message:...

Facing 2020

“First we overlook evil. Then we permit evil. Then we legalize evil. Then we promote evil. Then we celebrate evil. Then we persecute those...

Timely Words from a Far Off Place

(On this feast of the Holy Family, in my breakfast reading, I stumbled across this homily from Pope Saint John Paul II which he...

Preaching the Primacy of the Family

It has always been difficult for the homilist to preach on the feast of the Holy Family. In the old days, the priest would...