December 3, 2021
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There is Only One Truth

What is the relevance which the solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe should have for each one of us? It is strikingly significant that, every third liturgical year, Christ the King of the universe is introduced to us while standing in front...

St Josaphat, Pray for Us

On Friday, November 12th, we celebrated the feast of St Josaphat. This saint represents the eastern lung united with the Church of Rome. John Kuncevic was born around 1580 in Vladimir, which is a village of the Lithuanian Province of Volhynia (in...

Why I Remain Catholic

Not long ago a friend asked me why, with all the scandal and disappointment within the hierarchy in the Catholic Church, I haven’t left and joined a church more in keeping with the Gospel? “After all,” he added, “you yourself have lamented these...

The Wise Shall Shine Brightly

On this 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, this is what we heard from our first reading: It shall be a time unsurpassed in distress…(Daniel: 12:1) And from the Gospel: “But in those days after that tribulation the sun will be darkened, and the moon...

Living a Life of Hope

When we despair, and are hurting and in emotional pain, we often lose hope. We think things will never get better. A lie from the enemy! What is true is that God is with us every second we struggle in pain. He whispers in our ear to trust Him. One...

When the President Met the Pope

On November 1, All Saints Day, the Catholic News Service reported on President Biden’s visit with Pope Francis. I’ll begin with a background note, then examine what the participants said about the meeting, and, finally, consider what message it sent...