Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother and Mystery

We celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe today, a commemoration elevated to a feast on the eve of the Third Millennium by Pope John Paul II, who also declared her patroness of all of ‘America’, south, central, and north, as well as the primary intercessor for the unborn....

Conscience protection and why it matters

According to the latest data from Statistics Canada, 2,614 Canadians chose death by euthanasia or physician assisted suicide between January and October, 2018. This is a fivefold increase in people choosing to die with the aid of healthcare professionals since medical...

Andrew, the First Apostle

Today, the last day of November, is when we celebrate the first Apostle called, along with his brother, the first Pope. Andrew’s patronage includes Scotland, Russia, Ukraine and Greece, for reasons that are somewhat historically tenuous.  But, as Belloc says, behind...