The Mysticism of Gregory of Nyssa

I'm a bit late on this, but just discovered that this is the memorial of Saint Gregory of Nyssa, even if not in the...

Our Lord’s Baptism and Our Lady

And a voice came from heaven, ‘You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased’ (Lk. 3:22). ⧾ Today’s Feast of the...

Petit Brother André Bessette

As the year of Saint Joseph just comes to a close, it is fitting that we honour one of Canada’s most beloved saints, who himself...

Blessed Diego Joseph Lopez

Diego Joseph Lopez Caamano, previously known as Joseph Francis, was born in Spain in 1743. He made his Capuchin consecration to God in 1759....

Saint John Neumann, the Bishop Who Kept on Going

Today is the feast of Saint John Neumann - whom we should keep distinct from Saint John Henry Newman, the English Oratorian and fellow...

Mother Seton

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774 - 1821) signifies what America was and, by the grace of God, with a dash of divine intervention, may...

Saint Sylvester, and So Long, 2021

On this last day of the calendar year, we celebrate in muted tones the mysterious and shadowy Pope Saint Sylvester I, who reigned from...

Our Lady and the Octave of Christmas

Hail, holy Mother! The Child to whom you gave birth is the King of Heaven and earth forever. Christmas is a Solemnity with an Octave....

We Could Use A Few More Thomas à Beckets

A blessed continuing 'Merrie Christmas!' to all our readers, as we celebrate all these twelve days, right up to the Epiphany and the Baptism...

Hope of the Holy Innocents

The feast of the Holy Innocents, falling appropriately enough within the octave of Christmas, might seem a troubling commemoration at first glance.  Remembering the...