A New Year’s party? Bah, humbug!

I’ve never had much enthusiasm for New Year’s celebrations. Partly this is because of the utterly perverse timing of the holiday.

Fr. Rosica: Christmas is a time of rejoicing

Christmas takes our breath away every year: we never tire of celebrating it!

Cathy Majtenyi: The story of Jesus’ birth filled with lessons for all

The scene in the movie The Nativity Story where Mary jumps off the cart after returning from Elizabeth’s house always chokes me up.

Ted Schmidt: Sport's real victories happen off the court

Last month, standing on the basketball court of my first school as a teacher, Mimico High, I launched a book titled The Season.

Ian Hunter: Scraps have a place in God’s economy

The only miracle that Jesus performed recounted in all four Gospels is the multiplication of the loaves and fishes, more commonly called the feeding of the 5,000 (or 4,000 in Mark’s Gospel, but who was counting precisely?).  

Angela Saldanha: The signs of Christmas are longing to be shared

As we prepare for the coming of Our Lord in Advent, opportunities present themselves to put Jesus back (for a few weeks, at least) into the public gaze.

Cathy Majtenyi: Robot ‘care’ can’t replace love of the Body of Christ

A pivotal moment in human history occurred Oct. 25 at the Future Investment Initiative conference in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

Francis Campbell: Tragedy brings out the best in humanity

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage was in a reflective and reminiscent mood during a recent state-of-the-municipality address.

Thomas Reese: Pope Francis shouldn’t risk going to Myanmar

Pope Francis makes a visit to Myanmar Nov. 27-30 where he risks either compromising his moral authority or putting in danger the Christians of that country. I have great admiration for the Pope and his abilities, but someone should have talked him out of making this trip.

Trudeau is wrong… abortion is not a right

In late September I wrote a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in which I expressed dismay at what I called some “very serious” fallacies he continues to spread regarding abortion. 

Feast of Christ the King is a call to action

“So you are a king?” Pilate questioned Jesus.