BLOG: Pope Benedict
The Catholic Church in Canada will have another saint to call its own come this fall. There was no doubting the holiness of Blessed André Bessette, CSC, but come Sunday, October 17th, the Miracle Man of Montreal will be officially recognized as a Saint by the universal Church. The date was announced in Rome today ...read more
If you watched S+L’s presentation of the General Audience earlier today, you know already that this week’s papal event was a little peculiar. The location was typical–the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall–as was Pope Benedict’s catechesis on St. Dominic, which was in keeping with his running series on medieval theologians. The usual script was interrupted, however, ...read more
Two weeks ago today, I finally made a visit to the Royal Ontario Museum for their exhibition of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Much of the exhibit was focused on providing context to the scrolls, as well as the brief history of their finding and restoration. One week ago today, I was scheduled to be in ...read more