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      18th Sunday: The medicine of immortality

      Jesus saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their sick. ... And all ate and were filled (Mt 14:...

      Dear Father: what I don’t want at my funeral

      Dear Father,About that funeral I attended at your parish: I know you were trying to be nice and consoling and reassuring but can we...

      The Christian and Depression            

       I strongly encourage anyone who is discouraged or depressed to read the third chapter of the book of Tobit. In this passage, two people...

      For the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek’s Mission: A Spiritual Reflection

           Enterprise, what a God-haunted mission you are on. All around you there is light, star-shot and splintered in the endless skies through which you...

      Peter, Paul and Pell

      A blessed solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul to all our readers, a venerable feast that goes back to the very origins of the...

      Mt. Sinai: Frontier of Byzantium

      Mt. Sinai: Frontier of Byzantium Featuring Cappella Romana and Alexander Lingas (Conductor) Cappella Romana, 2012 ASIN: B007VHJVSMOn their new CD, Cappella Romana performs Byzantine musical treasures from...

      Here is the Lamb of God

      Look, here is the Lamb of God. (Jn 1:35)This declaration made by John the Baptist and which we hear before the reception of Holy...

      The battle for Ontario doctors’ freedom of conscience rights

      The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) has drafted a policy mandating that physicians must make referrals for procedures and "treatment" even...

      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...

      The Mass as Spectacle

      The visiting priest came with members of his Order and a few singers. They were there to raise money and awareness for their charity...