By David Ney I moved with my family from the Dominion of Canada to the United States of America in 2017. I can recollect being asked a question about Canada on a single occasion during my first three years i... Read More...


By John Bauerschmidt Enmity is defined as “deep-seated unfriendliness accompanied by readiness to quarrel or fight; hostility; antagonism” (Funk & Wagnall’s Standard College Dictionary). As a state of being, it’s perched somewhere between the deadly sin... Read More...

A Spiritual Tool for Social Distancing

By Mother Miriam, CSM In a large group of people, it is easy to get lost, think your own thoughts, find like-minded thinkers or feelers, and generally plow your own furrow or hitch your wagon to someone else... Read More...

Reflections on the Beginning of a New Era

My church has entered a period of decline, even stripping, in which its social position is eroding, its institutions are collapsing, and its common life lies in tatters.

The trivial round

Placing names on the prayer list commits the parish to be involved in the lives of those for whom we pray.