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Join us in prayer for the intentions entrusted to us by Pope Francis. For March 2018, we join the Holy Father in praying for: Formation in Spiritual Discernment. ...read more
Dr. David Sylvester has been appointed the 8th President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St. Michael’s College (USMC) in the University of Toronto. The appointment was made by Very Rev. George Terence Smith, C.S.B., Superior General of the Congregation of St. Basil, upon the recommendation of the governing board of the university, the Collegium, ...read more
The Pope and his international Council of Cardinals have been discussing the possibility of establishing regional tribunals around the world that would judge cases of clergy abuse thus decentralizing the role of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in handling such issues. ...read more
We being in Rome today where, during the Pope’s weekly general audience, he improvised yet another appeal for what he called the martyred nation of Syria. “We must pray for these brothers and sisters of ours”, he said, “and for all persecuted Christians”. During his main talk however, Pope Francis spoke about the Cross as ...read more
Emilie Callan talks to us about some basic themes of Lent in our short series, 'Lenten Minutes." The first episode '40 Days' explains the significance of the number '40' by using several biblical examples. ...read more
"If the elderly, sick, and suffering in our population feel that euthanasia is their best option, it means we as a society and as individuals are letting them down" the Archbishop wrote in a recent statement. ...read more
Prevain Devendran gives us a reflection of his experiences visiting Calcutta, and how Missionaries of Charity helped change his life, and help him experience the tenderness of God. ...read more
An interesting event happened in Rome over the weekend. The Roman Colosseum turned red and it wasn’t the only historical landmark to turn the colour of blood on that day. Here is the reason why. ...read more
The final lessons of John XXIII and Benedict XVI G.K. Chesterton once wrote: “It is of the new things that men tire… of fashions and proposals and improvements and change. It is the old things that startle and intoxicate. It is the old things that are young.” This was the paradoxical justification Chesterton gave for ...read more
Father Thomas Rosica interviews CBC's Peter Mansbridge after Pope Benedict's surprise resignation & prior to the Papal Conclave that elected Pope Francis ...read more