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

Tag: miracle

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 ›

Bread of Life: The Bounty of God

“And taking the five loaves and the two fish he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd.  And all ate and were satisfied.” – Luke 9:16-17 In the Holy Land, it’s called Tabgha, “the place of the seven springs.” Its name originates… Read More ›

Pool of Bethesda: The Healing of the Paralytic

“Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Hebrew called Bethzatha, which has five porticoes. In these lay a multitude of invalids, blind, lame, paralyzed. One man was there, who had been ill for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him and knew that he had been lying there a long time,… Read More ›

A Matter of Life and Death

(John 11:1-45) The Jewish Cemetery in Jerusalem is perched on the slopes of the Mount of Olives, overlooking the Kidron Valley and the Temple Mount. For centuries it has been considered the holiest burial place for people of the Jewish faith – the place where the Resurrection will begin when the Messiah comes. Today, it… Read More ›

Does Mary Speak My Language?

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe (December 12th) Chances are, if you don’t speak Spanish or if you’re not of Mexican heritage, you may think that Our Lady of Guadalupe and her corresponding feast day have little to do with you.  But you couldn’t be more wrong.  Mary, in whatever guise she may choose to… Read More ›

Believe It or Not!

The Miraculous Power of the Rosary (Our Lady of the Rosary – October 7th) On August 6, 1945, Fr. Hubert Schiffer began his day with Mass in the Church of Our Lady’s Assumption. When he finished, he headed to the nearby rectory for breakfast.  He had just sat down to slice his grapefruit when there… Read More ›

Feast of St. Anne and St. Joachim – July 26th

The tiny town of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré is nestled along the banks of the St. Lawrence River, just 35 kilometers northeast of Québec City (in eastern Canada).  Although the town is home to only 2,800 people, the Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré is a major Catholic shrine.  Dedicated to St. Anne, the grandmother of Jesus, it is a place… Read More ›

The Wedding Feast at Cana

(John 2:1-12) When we consider all the things that Jesus could have done for His first miracle, the one at the Wedding in Cana seems so insignificant, almost trivial.  No miraculous healing takes place, no one is raised from the dead – the wine has simply run out at a wedding feast.  Yet, for whatever reason,… Read More ›