In our itinerary of catechesis on the vices and virtues, today we will look at a rather ugly vice, sorrow, understood as a despondency of the soul, a constant affliction that prevents man from feeling joy at his own existence. more
Those who are terminally ill are the ones who are the most in need. Rather than seeing them as useless and disposable parts of society, we need to regard them with respect and give them the dignity that is due. more
Some friends of mine recently undertook a little renovation project in their home: nothing major – just a couple of bathrooms, a laundry room and a fresh coat of paint on some walls. more
Let us pray that the sick who are in the final stages of life, and their families, receive the necessary medical and human care and accompaniment. more
Today we will pause to reflect on the vice of wrath. Now we are talking about vices and virtues: today it is time to reflect on the vice of wrath. more
Blessed Marie-Léonie Paradis, the founder of the Little Sisters of the Holy Family, is one step closer to sainthood. more
Euthanasia is becoming accessible to an increasing number of Canadians. What should we know about these changes? more
We are continuing our catechesis on vices and virtues, and today we will talk about avarice, that form of attachment to money that keeps man from generosity. more
St. Charbel: miraculous healer!
Mireille Haj-Chahine
January 21, 2024
A mosaic depicting the image of St. Charbel Makhlouf was placed in St. Peter's Basilica on January 19, 2024. more
Let us continue our journey concerning vices and virtues; and the ancient Fathers teach us that, after gluttony, the second "demon" – that is, vice – that is always crouching at the door of the heart is that of lust. more