Dear fellow Catholic,

Dear fellow Catholic,

Our priest has tested positive for COVID-19 and, while he has said he is starting to feel better and I am very glad to hear that, I am also worried about the exposure to my fellow parishioners. Our parish is full of admirably faithful people, many of whom are elderly and especially vulnerable. We are [...]

The candle of joy

The candle of joy

We lit the candle of joy yesterday and I thought about how well-timed that particular call to action can be. Sometimes, you have to look for the joy in your life even during the most festive time of the year. That's what the pink candle in the Advent wreath is all about. I had no [...]

The miracles of Notre Dame

The miracles of Notre Dame

The first miracle of Monday’s devastating fire at Notre Dame is that the 856-year old structure remains standing. The second is that her precious relics – including the crown of thorns – survived. And the third miracle (because we Catholics like to do things in threes) is that, thanks to the quick response of Parisian [...]