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The Lent That Wasn’t

The Lent That Wasn’t

Written By: Patricia Everaert God always answers our prayers; it’s just that the answers seldom look like we expect them to! (That’s how we learn God has a sense of humour.) As we approached Ash Wednesday, I began to pray about Lent. I knew there were certain ways my... read more
Today is Bigger than Christmas

Today is Bigger than Christmas

Written By: David Gilbert “And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us!” (John 1:14) Today is bigger than Christmas! Today is the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord! It is the day where the Word, Jesus Christ, was made flesh and dwelt among us.  “The... read more
Not Where I Should Be; Right Where I’m Supposed to Be

Not Where I Should Be; Right Where I’m Supposed to Be

Written By: Gregory Watson “In all truth I tell you, unless a wheat grain falls into the earth and dies, it remains only a single grain; but if it dies, it yields a rich harvest” (John 12:24). Recently, I was at a pub having a couple of beers with a co-worker,... read more
The Protector

The Protector

Written By: Lawrence Lam Keeping on films for another day, I am still processing the experience of seeing The Drop Box earlier this month. The film is a documentary centering around the work of Protestant Pastor Lee Jong-Rak in Seoul and his work to minister of the... read more
Mercy and the Kingdom – TICKET GIVE AWAY

Mercy and the Kingdom – TICKET GIVE AWAY

Dear Friends in Christ, We are excited to announce that Verbum Bible Software has generously donated 2 tickets to GIVE AWAY for the “Mercy and the Kingdom” event with Dr. Scott Hahn and Patrick Sullivan!*† To qualify for the draw to win the pair of tickets you must:... read more
Into Great Silence

Into Great Silence

Written By Sarah Gould There’s a story that when filmmaker Philip Groning wanted to make the film “Into Great Silence”, a documentary about the lives of the Carthusian monks who live in Le Grand Chartreuse in the French Alps, in 1984 he proposed his idea to the monks.... read more
Calvary

Calvary

Written By: Lawrence Lam, On this St. Patrick’s Day, I would call out as one of the best things to come from Ireland in recent times is the film Calvary. This film, directed by John Michael McDonagh, makes for great cinematic material for a Lenten reflection. Thinking... read more
More Than Platitudes

More Than Platitudes

Written By: Naomi Toms One of the things I love about G. K. Chesterton is a certain beloved theme of his that shines out of basically everything he writes. It can be summed up as this – the beauty, and the wisdom, of seeing things as for the first time. In his words:... read more
Not Perfect. Loved Anyway.

Not Perfect. Loved Anyway.

Written By: Patricia Everaert Here is something I want you to know, deep in your deepest knowing and know it unshakeably: You do not have to be perfect to be loved. You are flawed and you sin; you stumble and fall short; you can be willful and proud. It is good to... read more
Catholic Chapter House is now Serviam Ministries

Catholic Chapter House is now Serviam Ministries

Dear friends in Christ, Theresa and I have been on quite the journey these past 8 months. Many people have been asking us why we changed our ministry’s name and if Catholic Chapter House still exists. We apologize that we have not had the time to explain all the... read more

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