Christ and the Incorruptibles

“I am the Resurrection and the Life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in...

Reflections on Rome

I post this final report, for now, on my recent pilgrimage, and my final destination, the eternal city to which all roads lead, Roma. These...

Wherefore art thou, Modesty?

It may seem a bit odd to speak of modesty when the weather outside is frightful—at least roundabout where I live in rural Ontario. But...

Pentecost: Spiritus Veritatis

When the Advocate comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who comes from the Father, he will...

Starved for God

And the Lord spoke all these words: I am the Lord thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the...

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...

What Are the Laity to do Without the Mass?

Lord, we are the least of all the nations, now we are despised throughout the world, today, because of our sins. We have at...

Binding up the Bond: A Survey and Reflection on the Crisis in Catholic Marriage

It is no longer debatable that marriage is in a state of crisis.  In the United States, it is estimated half of all marriages...

The Psalms as Prayer

We hear a lot of the Bible at Sunday Mass. There are four readings every week, although the fourth one is usually ignored. Everyone...

All Saints’, Real Conversion Therapy and Hope Amidst the Ruins

This is the eve of All Saints' known affectionately in our era as 'Halloween', even if many may not knows the derivative of this...