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Why not priest ?

40 new ordained priests tell us why they have chosen to become priests ? Take a look here to know why !

EUTHANASIA — ASSISTED SUICIDE

Over the next few months, Members of Parliament will discuss Bill C-384. This private member’s bill seeking to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide was introduced by MP Francine Lalonde of the Bloc Québécois. “It is important for us to speak up and let our government know that Canadianb citizens oppose this Bill!”, says the Catholic [...]

Catholic movie review

The Régie du cinéma du Québec serves the public. It examines all movies (whether to be shown in movie theatres or on video) as regards youth protection and the preservation of public order. Each movie is classified into an age category under the provisions of the Cinema Act : G (Général – For all), 13+, [...]

Good Friday

According to the Church’s ancient tradition, the sacraments are not celebrated today. Instead the sacred liturgy proposes a three part celebration to commemorate the Lord’s Passion. In the first part, the Liturgy of the word, we read the holy scripture detailing the events and theology of Christ’s sacrifice. The Liturgy of the word however concludes [...]

A Time of Humility and Pastoral Charity even for the Pope.

In these last months since Jan 21, the Church, and particularly the Pope, have gone through a tough time. The lifting of the excommunication on the four Bishops of the Society of St Pius X, caused great uproar in Church circles as well as in relations with the Jewish people. Mistakes were admittedly made from [...]

The Smoke and the Robes

If you’ve ever watched NBC, you’ve likely seen Larry Kudlow the host of CNBC’s “Kudlow & Company“.   Mr. Kudlow is a familiar face in Washington and on Wall Street — a renowned free market, supply-side economist armed with knowledge, vision, and integrity acquired over a storied career spanning three decades.  Problem is that he got addicted [...]

Edward Coley Jones’ Mary Magdalene and the Risen Lord

A Pre-Raphaelite painter, Sir Jones’ depiction of the encounter between Mary Magdalene and the Risen Christ is both beautiful and transcendent. He seems even to capture a Giotto-esque feel to each character with their formless drapery for clothes. This gives an otherworldly feel to the painting. But unlike Giotto, Jones’ realism in the faces of [...]

Why is Easter always on a Sunday when Passover isn’t always on a Sunday?

From a faithful reader: Since Easter is the celebration of the Crucifixion & Resurrection of Christ which took place during Passover why do we not celebrate it at the same time as the celebration of Passover? When did the change take place and why? First, a bit of background. The feast of Passover, in the [...]

Peggy Noonan captures JP2 and B16

Here is a quick line from an article by Peggy Noonan in the Wall Street Journal, an article definitely worth the read: Oh, you miss that old man when you are here! You feel the presence of his absence. The souvenir shops know. They sell framed pictures and ceramic plates of the pope: John Paul. [...]

Off on retreat

Just so Adventus readers know, I’m off on retreat for a week. I’ll be back to continue our lively debates on April 1. Happy Easter, and God bless!