Losing Canada

When the cross atop Mount Royal was first erected in 1924, the Montreal Gazette described it as “a memorial to the survival of the...

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...

Good Pope John and His Council

Today marks the 57th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, back in those heady days of the early sixties, the future,...

Isaiah, Christmas and Salvation

For a Child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; he is named Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty...

A Reflection on the suspension of Sunday Masses on the Third Sunday in Lent,...

O that today you would listen to his voice! Harden not your hearts (Ps. 95). The Responsorial Psalm of the Mass on this third Sunday...

True and False Shepherds

The Good Shepherd has risen, who laid down His life for His sheep and willingly died for his flock (Communion Antiphon). Today is Good Shepherd...

The Eucharist is Everything

Taking the five loaves and the two fish he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the...

The True Saint Augustine

St. Augustine’s legacy has fared so well not just because of his personal holiness and scholarly genius, but also because of the great ease...

2021: Dark State Descending, But Hope in Christ Ascending

"More than two millennia after the birth of Jesus Christ, His teachings continue to inspire and uplift billions and billions of people all over...

When I Die, Do I Want to Be a…Tree?

This phrase recently appeared in the Ottawa Citizen in an article on the greening of death, a quote from Susan Koswan, a Waterloo writer...