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      The perfect relationship

      Anybody heard of Pinterest? If you haven’t, count your lucky stars because you’ve just "gained" back hours and hours of time to waste on...

      A.J. Cronin: Take a look

      I thoroughly enjoy books which give great insight to the inner workings of man's character and soul while being breathtakingly eloquent. Character-driven, the substance...

      Ode to the dishwasher  

       (On this Thanksgiving morning, you might enjoy this wonderful poem from a Canadian mother, on the philosophy, nay, the very theology, of washing dishes,...

      Eight strategies for a calm, fruitful Advent

      Most of us are distracted by so many things. Busyness is a stress-inducing condition of daily life. We rush from one place to another...

      The Modus Operandi of Pope Francis

      Like many around the world, Catholic or not, I have been trying to figure out Pope Francis.  It is always a difficult task to...
      Pope St. John Paul II

      Saint John Paul II’s Pentecost

      Homily of His Holiness John Paul IISunday, 31 May 1998, The Solemnity of PentecostCredo in Spiritum Sanctum, Dominum et vivificantem:I believe in the Holy...

      Defending the Catholic Church

      Like many faithful Catholics, the resignation of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI left me feeling uncertain and deeply saddened. For a few days, I felt...

      Interview with Pakistan Archbishop Emeritus Lawrence Saldanha

      Archbishop Lawrence John Saldanha’s humble beginnings as a priest began upon his ordination on 16 January 1960 in Lahore, Pakistan. As a young priest...

      What to expect when no one’s expecting

      What to expect when no one’s expecting: America’s coming demographic disaster by Jonathan V. Last Encounter Books, 2013 ISBN: 978-1-59403-641-5In 1796 Thomas Malthus published An Essay on...

      Fathers

      When King Herod was holding court, all the best and brightest newspapers, reporters, gossip-mongers, and talking heads were constantly in attendance trying to get...