July 20, 2020
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A Rock That Will Last Until The End Of Time

Once there was an American tourist traveling on a European steamship; the vessel set out into the Mediterranean Sea from the French port of Marseilles. On the second day of the journey, a huge black mountain seemed to rise up from the sea, and the...

The One Who Holds The Keys

On the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are presented with two figures who are given keys. The first is Eliakim.  Eliakim was the secretary to Shebna the Master of King Hezekiah’s palace back in the 8th century before Christ. According the first...

In The Shadows Of Simon Peter

In 1984, I was a college student quite excited that Pope John Paul II was visiting Canada and would be celebrating a public Mass at Downsview Airforce Base in Toronto. Typical of many college students, I needed no planning other than to locate a...

We Have A Pope!

We Have A Pope!

“Citing the Latin formula, Habemus Papam, the Proto Deacon, French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran appeared on the central balcony of Saint Peter’s Basilica Wednesday evening to announce the election of the 265th Successor of Saint Peter:...