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      Why we should pray the Rosary of the Seven Sorrows of Mary

      "I'll pray the Rosary of the Seven Sorrows of Mary for you," I assured a friend who had just revealed some upsetting news. "It...

      Sainte Marguerite D’Youville: A Poetic Retrospective

      Sainte Marguerite D'Youville (1701-1771.  Feast, October 16th) I have to laugh when they call me a dangerous woman;A woman of ill-repute; a drunken whore.It’s true that...

      The Catechism of Hockey

      The Catechism of Hockey by Alyssa Bormes American Chesterton Society Books, 2013 ISBN: 978-0-97444-950-0“What if Wayne Gretzky’s mother was his first teacher of hockey and supported him...

      Canisius, Cantius and Catechetics

      In this last week of Advent, there are two saints, oft overlooked, celebrated in a muted way each year: Peter Canisius (1521 - 1597),...

      Solemnity of Christ the King: God’s Sovereignity over all

      How worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and divinity, and wisdom and strength and honour. To Him belong glory and...

      The Expurgated Bible

      Do youngsters still read The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes? I recall gobbling them up when I was a lad. There is one that I...

      Jordan Peterson and the Catholic Faith

      I want to begin with a caveat: I’m a fan of Dr. Jordan Peterson. I have listened to his lectures on personality, attended most...

      Marie of the Incarnation: A Canadian Mystic

      Marie de l’Incarnation: Études de théologie spirituelle by Pierre Gervais, S.J.:  A Review Pierre Gervais is a Canadian-born Jesuit, professor of systematic, sacramental, and spiritual...

      Married Saints

      Glance at any catalogue of saints and you will be struck, as I was, at how few of them were married. There are Mary...

      Feminists Have Lost Their Mission

      I share one thing in common with feminists:  I’ve never understood the women who call themselves “pro-life feminists.”  Being pro-abortion is not only the...