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Greater reception of Communion under both kinds is weakening, not strengthening, our appreciation of the Precious Blood

What ‘mercy’ actually means

Mercy is something more than charity

The wrong way to celebrate Advent

This is a time to prepare for the coming of Christ, not for the coming of Christmas

Classrooms exploded as the pupils stood at the windows, killing them instantly

The wonder of ordination

The beautiful call to share in the priesthood is given to a human person wounded by sin

One can reach an oasis of monastic calm and peace in half an hour from Waterloo

Nothing shall be lost

Learning a lesson in mortality

My friend Gerry’s Vatican flag had been lowered ever since Pius XII died

Remembering a friend who had a life-long passion for history and a deep-rooted faith

Catching up with an old friend who became a TV evangelist and a celebrity chef