PATIENT ENDURANCE AS WE AWAIT CHRIST’S RETURN (33.C)

It was a joy to welcome Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast–a good friend whom I first met when I was a high school student and he a Jesuit scholastic at nearby Regis College–to celebrate the morning Masses at Christ the Redeemer today. The Archbishop...

Things Worth Dying… and Rising…For

War is hell. Who can argue with these famous words of the Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman? Certainly no one who has seen the photos of soldiers blown apart on a battlefield, or even huddled terrified in foxholes or trenches. Read the Whole Article at its...

PROCLAIM!

My mother’s funeral liturgies, both the evening prayer and Mass the next day, will be a central memory of my priestly life, even if I live as long as she did.  My father’s funeral was also exceptional, although of course there were no vigil prayers since his funeral...