Monthly Archives: September 2014

Questions for men discerning a vocation to the priesthood

This is an excellent article.  An excerpt: Do you find the prospect of marriage and raising a family unattractive?   If so, then, “Houston, we’ve got a problem.”  And if I may put it bluntly:  if you do not find marriage … Continue reading

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A rumor on the new Prefect for the Congregation of Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments.

It’s an old rumor, but it just popped up again on this Italian site. So, let’s see if this turns out to be true.

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This was an interesting but rather depressing presentation

This was one of the stories I covered at the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) plenary in Beaupré, Quebec last week that I found most interesting, but sad in what it revealed about the state of Catholic faithful regarding … Continue reading

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Profile of new Companion of the Cross priest Fr. Bryan Sabourin

How I love the work I do  and the opportunity to meet people like Fr. Bryan Sabourin and tell their stories.   Father Bryan Sabourin, 28, who was ordained to the Companions of the Cross June 7, recalls a time … Continue reading

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Cardinal Ortega addresses the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

The Catholic Register has posted this: Speaking at the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops annual plenary, the Archbishop of Havana said one way to do that is to “train ourselves through action.” “People start doing something — they are providing … Continue reading

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The Nuncio’s address to the Canadian Catholic Bishops

B.C. Catholic has the story: The nuncio urged more attention to the Word and to the “promise of God.” “Do we see a troublesome picture before us? Yes! Days, months and years without apparent results? This too! Does the Church … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Motherhood of Priests

I loved working on this story about a new apostolate in Ottawa called The Spiritual Motherhood of Priests.  I felt like I was on the road to Emmaus. Here it is up at B.C. Catholic. The women who founded the … Continue reading

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O Happy Day when Alice is received into the Catholic Church!

Our dear Alice, who has been attending faithfully at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary here in Ottawa was received into the Catholic Church and confirmed, a new member of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter’s Canadian … Continue reading

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Pontifical Mass at Notre Dame de Quebec Sept. 14

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Our Ordinary Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson at the Canadian Catholic Bishops annual plenary

Here he is with Quebec Anglican Bishop Dennis Drainville and Saskatoon Bishop Donald Bolen, who used to be on the Anglican and Methodist desk at the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity in Rome before returning to Canada.

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