Holy Week Renewal

Holy Week Renewal

Written by: Lawrence Lam As we head into the Triduum, it seems as if this has been one of the quickest Lents helped by all the events surrounding Benedict XVI’s resignation and the election of Pope Francis. The unprecedented nature of these events has been a...
As Bad as an Early Christian

As Bad as an Early Christian

Written by: Patrick Sullivan With a little effort I might become a rabble-rouser or perhaps a malcontent. I might even, if I throw all caution to the wind, be one among many to untie the cables that held Gulliver fast. For the giant that is the lay faithful is waking...
Those Miraculous Beads

Those Miraculous Beads

Written by: Gregory Watson “Among all the devotions approved by the Church none has been so favoured by so many miracles as the devotion of the Most Holy Rosary.” — Pope Pius IX Seven years ago, when my wife and I first got married, we moved into an...
Women in the Priesthood

Women in the Priesthood

Written by: Sarah Gould It’s just exasperating to read what the non-Catholic media comes up with when writing about Catholics – especially at a time like this when Catholics are vulnerable. They report on the actual facts of the conclave for 5 seconds and then spend...
A Question for Conclave

A Question for Conclave

Written by: Patrick Sullivan ‘’What does the Church need?’’ might be a good question to ask if one is entering a Conclave, but it is also a very good question to ask if one is part of the Body of Christ.  Does the Church need more priests? Does the Church need more...
Where are all the men?

Where are all the men?

Written by: Gregory Watson “Large numbers of people followed him, and women too, who mourned and lamented for him.” (Luke 23:27) Praying the Stations of the Cross this Lent, I was struck by the meditation regarding the 8th Station: Jesus Meets the women of...
Courage

Courage

Written by: Mike McCann Let’s face it, in our society the topic of homosexuality is like a land-mine: given the slightest pressure, the media and their followers (i.e. normal people like you and I) explode in a flurry of insults and ‘How dare you!’s. To make a stand...
Dracula Hates Lent

Dracula Hates Lent

Written by: Patrick Sullivan If Dracula has taught us anything it is that the life of the anti-Christ is a desperate one. For while it is obvious that this famous character hailing from Transylvania does not call Jesus Lord, it is equally noticeable that Dracula lives...

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