The 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of St. Joseph as Patron Saint of the...

Besides celebrating the great solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, the Mother of God and Our beloved Mother, on December 8th we also...

St. Nicholas, Patron Saint of Prostitutes and Much Else

The common association with St. Nicholas of Myra, when rising above the traditional chubby gent decked out in vibrant scarlet array, is primarily one...

Second Sunday of Advent and the Church in Quebec

‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight’ (Mt. 3:3) ⧾ The Gospel of the Mass on this second Sunday of Advent introduces...

The Subjective Monster

There is an ancient Indian fable of six blind men who meet an elephant. Each of them touches different parts of the elephant. One...

Saint Andrew the Protoclete

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Wednesday, 14 June 2006 Andrew, the Protoclete Dear Brothers and Sisters, In the last two catecheses we spoke about the figure of St Peter. Now,...

Entering Advent

For out of Zion shall go forth instruction, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem (Lk. 21: 36). The first Sunday of Advent marks...

The Courage of Bishop Michael Power: Crucial For Our Times  

In 1842, when Father Michael Power, a Haligonian born of Irish parents, was consecrated as the first bishop of the newly formed Diocese of...

Fatima 1917 and 2020

“Now is the time to do what you’re told,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, November 13, 2020, as many Americans brace themselves for further lockdowns to...

Christ the King, and the Church’s Eschatological Trial

‘When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his...

Christ the King

An Irish bull is a statement that is, strictly speaking, illogical and yet whose meaning is somehow clear. Yogi Berra, a baseball player of...