"Everyone who belongs to the Truth hears my voice…" (John 18:37)

Tag: Blessed Mother Mary

Maranatha, Our Lord Comes!

During Advent, our hearts and minds turn to the celebration of the Birth of our Lord. We reflect on His coming – the moment that Jesus was made incarnate in the womb of His Blessed Mother Mary – and we consider the place He wants to have in each of our lives. Even before Jesus’… Read More ›

Waiting for Roses in Winter

Have you ever watched a child fall down near his or her mother? As her face crumples, in that split second of decision, ‘Should I cry or carry on?’ the child looks to the mother’s face.  If she sees worry, that crumpling will wring out tears, knowing that an enfolding hug is at hand; but… Read More ›

Our Lady of the Cape

There are many shrines to our Blessed Mother Mary scattered throughout the world. Some of the most famous ones are associated with Our Lady’s appearances at Lourdes, Fatima, and Guadalupe. But few Canadians know that we, too, have our own national shrine to Our Blessed Mother: The Shrine of Our Lady of the Cape at… Read More ›

Saturdays with Mary

This past Sunday marked the beginning of a new liturgical year. It is Advent, a time set aside to help us prepare our hearts and minds for the coming of Jesus, whose birth we celebrate at Christmas. Advent begins four Sundays before Christmas Day and ends on Christmas Eve. Like Lent, it is a penitential… Read More ›