The last time I wrote this column, we were still in the midst of the Christmas Season. The celebrations were gradually tapering down—well, not completely....

When you receive this paper, it will be February, and Lent will be on the horizon. But, due to the practicalities of putting out this...

Combermere Diary November or thereabouts is usually the least beautiful time of year around here—the time between the bright autumn leaves and the snow. It’s the...

To say that late summer and early autumn has been a full, intense, and busy time is an understatement. But first here’s a short description...

The concept of “fool for Christ” sounded very weird to me many years ago when Catherine Doherty taught us about it. She told us that it...

As I write this column, it is late August and summer is coming to an end—a summer that has been hot and dry. We’ve been...

Ah-h-h-h summer! After our l-o-n-g, cold winter and spring, it’s great to enjoy the warmth, brightness, and beauty of summer. Plus summer activities and work. Summer...

When I sat down to write this news column, my first thought was: this has certainly been a full, rich time. My second thought was:...