Lucy’s Light

It may be difficult to believe in these dark December days, but a scant week from now, the days, as we approach winter solstice. Fitting as the day the Light comes into the world is not far off, and that today we celebrate Santa Lucia, Saint Lucy, the saint of...

An Open Letter to the French Speaking Bishops of Canada

(This is a crie-de-couer from a group of long-suffering young people in Quebec, hungering for the fullness of the Faith, of which they feel themselves robbed or, as they put it in their sign-off, disinherited. What they write to their spiritual shepherds could be...

Death, Life, Demography and Brexit

Today marks the anniversary of the last two executions in Canada. On this cold December day in 1962, Arthur Lucas and Ronald Turpin – the former convicted of killing a police informant, the latter of killing a police officer who pulled him over for a traffic stop –...