Our Brokeness and the Eucharist

While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take...

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...

Speaking the Lingo of the Millennials: Social and Religious Justice

Many members of the Millennial generation are strongly concerned with social justice. They are die-hard Democrats (or NDPers, in the Canadian context), and leftism...

Our Lady’s Self Gift

The Presentation of Mary – commemorating Our Lady’s dedication and consecration to God as a young girl of about three years old in the...

Thoughts on a Pestilence

Let’s see. Housebound by this COVID-19 crisis, I’ve been watching a lot of YouTube videos. Probably more than reasonable people might consider healthy. Nevertheless, this...

The Office of Peter

As everyone knows, the word “catholic” means all inclusive. It can be used with no religious connotation, as in “a catholic taste in reading,”...

Angels Guardian

This memorial of the Guardian Angels goes back to the year 1500, the very dawn of the Protestant ‘Reformation’, seventeen years before Luther would...

The Year of Mark: Who Was Jesus?

(In this year that we follow the Gospel of Saint Mark, Father Callam offers us a four-part series on the Evangelist and his perspective...

Christmas According to the Saints

Saints are great helpers who, by the inspiration given to them by the Holy Spirit, help us appreciate the present Christmas season we are...

A Catholic Goes to the Movies

Conclusion (What follows is the conclusion to Father Daniel Callum's, C.S.B, new book, "A Catholic Goes to the Movies", just published by Justin Press. For...