Sitting Ducks

Christie Blatchford has it right: to paraphrase her gist, men are sitting ducks, or at least like those slow-moving targets in cheapo carnival shooting games, where everyone is guaranteed a prize. All it takes now is the rumour of a rumour that ‘something’...

Seven Easy Lent Activities for Little Kids

1. Fat Tuesday and a King CakeThe day before Lent begins, we empty the house of all the junk food and deliciousness that we’re giving up for Lent. We usually have pancakes or gumbo for dinner (Mardis Gras), and enjoy a king cake for dessert. We usually put a...

Papal Blessing for Participants in Pilgrimage Relic St Francis Xavier

            The Apostolic Penitentiary, by the faculties most specially accorded to it by Francis, by divine providence Pope, our holy Father in Christ and Lord, to the Most Excellent Reverend Terrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J., Metropolitan Archbishop of Ottawa,...