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      How to fix a phone line

      Running a phone line is, according to every tutorial on the internet, one of the simplest, most basic, and least dangerous wiring tasks that...

      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...

      The trouble with revolutions

      In the first chapter of The Scarlet Pimpernel, Baroness Emma Orczy paints a gruesome image of the dark side of revolutions. She writes that the...

      Young in the Spirit: Spiritual Strengthenng for Seniors and Caregivers

      Young in the Spirit: Spiritual Strengthening for Seniors and Caregivers ISBN: 978-0-96774-495-7 125 pages, softcover $10.95 USAccording to Statistics Canada, the years between 2010 and 2031 will...

      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...

      Wanderings

      from Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the years 1812, 1810, 1820, and 1824. With Original...

      A gathering of dynamic women of faith

       There are days that stick out in your mind as being some of the best, most soul-inspiring, validating, joyful days you have ever witnessed....

      Monsignor Vincent Foy: humble instrument of God’s grace

      Anniversaries are important. They mark achievements, rites of passage, and the passing of time. The greater the number of years that are noted, the...

      What’s in a dome?

      Children of divorce, researchers say, often enter adult life with an impaired memory. No one knows for sure why their childhoods seem less vivid....

      Needs and Wants

      When my husband and I were first married we lived on the outskirts of a pretty uppity community. Wednesday was trash day so Tuesday...