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      The Rush of Being Catholic

      Okay, I’m going to do it. You’re probably all Pope-d out as there hasn't been a moment’s break from all things “Pope” since Benedict said, “I’m...

      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...

      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...

      Spiritual giraffes

      Sometime after my family started traveling, my sister and her husband began traveling full time as well. They now travel with their two children,...

      The Making of a Saint

      “You dream of great deeds. Everyone, these days, reads about Charles de Foucauld. Many have a starry-eyed look. They wonder if they shouldn’t become...

      Fasting: a common sense approach

      Three years ago during a Lenten Friday Mass, I was called upon to use my nursing skills in an emergency situation. Just as the...

      St. Brigid

      Our February artist, Anna Pierlot, is a student at Campion University in Australia. Her free time is consumed by art, writing, and a philosophy...

      The Church will become small

      From the crisis of today the Church of tomorrow will emerge—a Church that has lost much. She will become small and will have to...

      Giving up Lent

      I remember Lent as a kid. It was basically the longest stretch of time EVER, next to Advent of course. Unlike Advent, Lent was...

      The rosaries of our lives

      Sometime before Christmas I made the upsetting discovery that I had lost one of my favourite rosaries. People lose rosaries all the time, I...