A Son of Consolation

Like many of the Apostles, we don’t know all that much about today’s saint, Bartholomew, the ‘son of consolation’, as its etymology suggests in Hebrew whom our Tradition identifies with the ‘Nathaniel’, which is ‘God has...

Pope Benedict on Bartholomew

BENEDICT XVI GENERAL AUDIENCE Saint Peter’s Square Wednesday, 4 October 2006 Bartholomew Dear Brothers and Sisters, In the series on the Apostles called by Jesus during his earthly life, today it is the Apostle Bartholomew who attracts our attention. In the...

Pray for Canada

It’s getting darker out here! No, your eyes do not deceive you. Nor does the steady drumbeat of depressing news confirming that, since the election of the Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government in 2015, the moral fabric of Canada has become ever more frayed,...