On the Lord’s Appearing: A Review

(From the archives, but always new, here is a review of an excellent book by Father Jonathan Robinson, provost of the Toronto Oratory.  A...

A Gift of Myself

A Gift of Myself, the second book in the Little Douglings series by Carissa Douglas is even more delightful than her first story, I...

Visits to the Blessed Sacrament

After her death, St. Teresa of Avila appeared to one of her nuns bearing an important message: "There should be no difference as far...

Interview with Dorothy Cummings-McLean

What was your inspiration for A Ceremony of Innocence?A Ceremony of Innocence is very much a tribute to Graham Green and his book The...

The I-Choice: Staying Human in a Digital Age

In his new book, The I-Choice: Staying Human in a Digital Age, Fr. Denis Lemieux explores the Internet's effects on culture and on our relationships. He examines...

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...

Book review: Why Be Afraid?

Why Be Afraid? A Retreat by Douglas McManaman Justin Press ISBN: 978-0-9917996-6-4 102 pages, softcover $12.95 CDNDeacon Douglas McManaman is a Permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Toronto, ministering...

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...

Pilgrim Eagle: A Review of Charles A. Coulombe’s History Text Puritan’s Empire

 “This above all: To thine own self be true.” -William Shakespeare     Puritan’s Empire by Charles A. Coulombe is a unique tour-de-force of American history from a Catholic...

Signs and Mysteries: Revealing Ancient Christian Symbols

Signs and Mysteries: Revealing Ancient Christian Symbols by Mike Aquilina illustrated by Lea Marie Ravotti Our Sunday Visitor, 2008 ISBN 978-1-59276-450-1More devotional than academic, this book begins by...