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Writing about faith, life, church, society and everything in between in an unapologetic Catholic perspective with Christ at the centre.
Embracing The Hunger Of Our Desire

Embracing The Hunger Of Our Desire

Written By: Sandra Walfisz The period of waiting tends to be the most frustrating period for many people. It’s filled with uncertainty, testing of patience, and having to learn how to channel our growing desires. Whether we are waiting for a job interview response or...

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The Danger of Being Lukewarm in a World Blazing with Madness

The Danger of Being Lukewarm in a World Blazing with Madness

Written By Catherine Spada "The absolutely worst way to respond to the challenge of secular culture is to adapt to the current cultural standards in language, thought, and way of life. If members of secular society turn to religion at all, they do so because they are...

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I Will Not Use You, And I Will Not Let You Use Me

I Will Not Use You, And I Will Not Let You Use Me

Written By: Sandra Walfisz The word “use” is not one that we consciously acknowledge or admit to often, but it is something that we do more than we realize. We will dress it up, cover it up, convince ourselves that we are not using or being used, but in reality that...

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What Will Canada Be Like In Another 150?

What Will Canada Be Like In Another 150?

Written By Tanya Granic Allen I couldn’t help but wonder this past weekend- as many of us took in special concerts, parades, or fireworks spectaculars- what Canada would be like in another 150 years? Do you have the same hope promise for the future of our land as the...

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The Real Presence of Christ

The Real Presence of Christ

Written By: Sandra Walfisz We’ve probably heard the question many times: “Why doesn’t God just come and show Himself to us? Why doesn’t He just come so we can see Him and then we’ll believe that He truly exists? Why can’t He come in a physical form so that we can...

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Where God Lives

Where God Lives

Written By: Patrick Sullivan There is something poetic we think about banishing God from our lives. Like spoiled children who little understand real justice or mercy, we pretend that our modern conception of things is at the very least right, since He rejected us...

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They’re Coming For the Kids

They’re Coming For the Kids

Written By: Tanya Granic Allen Am I an alarmist? I only wish. This is reality. Just a few weeks ago, the Ontario provincial government passed Bill 89- the “Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act, 2017”- which among other things, will allow for the state to remove...

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Jesus’ Ardent Longing

Jesus’ Ardent Longing

Written By: Gregory Watson “And he said to them, ‘I have ardently longed to eat this Passover with you before I suffer’ (Luke 22:15, NJB). On the night before He died, Jesus sat in the Upper Room with His disciples, in order to celebrate the Passover with them. But...

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Before You Judge

Before You Judge

Written By: Diana Nega All of us have story, one that often goes untold. One that we simple keep buried deep inside ourselves or only share with those closest to us. But something we tend to forget is that others around us also have their own stories. It’s just easier...

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Refusing To Be Clothed With This World

Refusing To Be Clothed With This World

Written By:Catherine Spada “Finally, draw your strength from the Lord and from his mighty power. Put on the armor of God so that you may be able to stand firm against the tactics of the devil. For our struggle is not with flesh and blood but with the principalities,...

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