Yo Dawg! I Heard You Like Saints…

Yo Dawg! I Heard You Like Saints…

Written By: Gregory Watson So I posted a blog quoting a Saint talking about Saints for All Saints’ Day Today, Halloween, is the vigil of the Solemnity of All Saints, when we honour the myriad men and women who have gone before us to their reward. I wanted to reflect...
Be a Good Person, or Be a Christian?

Be a Good Person, or Be a Christian?

Written By: Naomi Toms This week, I’d like to talk about something that I’ve experienced, that maybe some of the rest of you could relate to. Let’s call it… Catholic guilt. Implicated in it is a constant anxiety of – I haven’t volunteered enough! I haven’t donated...
The Cornerstone of Society

The Cornerstone of Society

Written By: Lawrence Lam The root cause for much of society’s ails is the failure to see the image and likeness of God in one another. The greatest atrocities in society have been about a blanket denial of a group of victims’ humanity. There’s a famous pro-life poster...
I Shall Not Walk Alone

I Shall Not Walk Alone

When my legs no longer carry and the cold wind chills my bones I just reach for Mother Mary and I shall not walk alone —“I Shall Not Walk Alone”, Ben Harper Written By: Gregory Watson Many Protestants make the point, when talking to Catholics, that Jesus is the main...
Yom Kippur & Thanksgiving

Yom Kippur & Thanksgiving

Written By: Patricia Everaert Just over a week ago, on October 4th our Jewish brothers and sisters observed the high holy day of Yom Kippur – the Day of Atonement. This holy day is one of the most important in the Jewish calendar, behind only Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish...
Holiness and Oysters

Holiness and Oysters

Written By: Patrick Sullivan There is something painfully wrong when we encounter foolishness in the old, or a lack of generosity in the wealthy. And there is something equally disturbing when we consider that many lives end without having the faintest traces of...
A Question of Encounter

A Question of Encounter

Written By: Naomi Toms, A few weeks ago, while I was at a fall retreat, we were asked: “What is an encounter with God?” It seemed like a fairly easy, fairly general question at the start. But as soon as I sat down to think about it, to admit, I was at a loss of how to...
Honeymooning with St. Francis

Honeymooning with St. Francis

Written By: Gregory Watson, Tomorrow is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, and I have a confession to make: I’m really not that big of a fan of St. Francis. I know, I know, it’s shocking. Next I’ll say I don’t really like Christmas—oh, wait, I did that here....

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