Sighs of My Heart

Sighs of My Heart

Written By: Amber Miller “The Lord hears the cry of the poor.” – Psalm 34 Why do human beings cry? For infants, crying is an essential means of communicating. If they have a need, if they’re hurt or uncomfortable, or if they just miss mum and dad, babies cry. Despite...
Bridge of Spies: Mercy in Justice

Bridge of Spies: Mercy in Justice

Written By: Lawrence Lam I’ve written before about the relationship of Mercy and Justice. The latest Oscar-nominated film from heavyweights Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks has been one of the best illustrations in how the two qualities work together. Pardon the spoiler...
Who Should the Parish Evangelize?

Who Should the Parish Evangelize?

Written By: Patrick Sullivan “Who should the parish spend its resources and time evangelizing?” That was the terribly loaded question I posed to a hall packed full of eager Catholics. Now this group was different. This group wanted to do something about the emptying...
The Devil Hates Women

The Devil Hates Women

Written By: Sarah Gould As a woman, I can’t help but get sucked into the Ghomeshi scandal. (In case you haven’t heard, Jian Ghomeshi was a very popular Canadian radio/television host whose sexual proclivities ultimately led to his very public job termination as well...
Reflections on Snow

Reflections on Snow

Written By: Gregory Watson Winter seems to have finally caught up with us here in Hamilton. The crazy weather we’ve been having has taken a nose – dive, and the snow has fallen with it. I look around at the world, covered under a deep blanket of snow. It...
Remember Who You Are

Remember Who You Are

Written By: Amber Miller It’s that time of year again. It is a time when Christians will begin to fast, abstain from meat, and resolve to “give up” or “take up” something for Lent. This practice isn’t just limited to Christians—I have secular friends who partake in a...
Make the Most Out of Lent

Make the Most Out of Lent

Written By: David Gilbert We are less than a week away from Ash Wednesday – the beginning of Lent. We should use this time to prepare ourselves for the “marathon” of Lent. Lent is a penitential season marked by prayer, fasting and abstinence, and almsgiving. The...

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