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THE LATEST FROM THE CATHOLIC CIVIL RIGHTS LEAGUE
On Wednesday, October 26, George Weigel will speak at the CCRL’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the hall of Holy Rosary Church, 354 St. Clair Avenue West, M5P 1N4. We will begin the evening with Mass in the church at 5:30 pm. Light refreshments will follow in the church hall. The AGM will begin at 7 pm with George Weigel speaking at 7:30 pm.read more
Mr. Douthat said that those who have a gift for confronting conflict, for fighting back, should do so. Those who have a gift for prayer should follow that path. And those who decide to go through school “with whimsy,” not getting caught up in intra-student battles, should also do what their heart tells them is right.read more
Here in North America, and I suspect most of Western Europe, we are definitely on the wrong side of history. And thank God we are. Someone on occasion has to yell, “Stop!” Someone has to question what becomes so-called common knowledge. Someone has to believe that not everything that has endured going back to our Jewish roots needs to be fixed.read more
I am writing this on the morning after the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. I attended Mass at Holy Family in Toronto last night. The church was packed. And those who were there are likely feeling the same glow I feel this morning. Of course, the Mass was beautiful. The choir could have easily substituted for the choir of angels that will hopefully greet us one day when our time here is done. The billows of smoke, smell of incense, and the prayers for the feast day all added to the mystery of one of our most radical beliefs.read more