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Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year A – May 14th, 2017 The mystery of our spiritual union with Christ lies at the heart of the liturgy for the Fifth Sunday of Easter for this year. In the first reading from the Acts of the Apostles (6:1-7), we learn that a clear perception of the diversity of ...read more
A reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday This Sunday’s Gospel gives us an image that summarizes all that we have celebrated in the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Jesus description of the Good Shepherd in John 10 shows us how He saw His mission in the world, and His mission in ...read more
Fr. Rob Galea explores the need for Christian Catholics to go to Church. Why go to Church? The Church is the Body of Christ (1 Cor 12:12) We are a part of that Body, with Christ as head. We need to remain connected to the body to say alive. The imperfect Church provides us with: ...read more
Here’s what has been happening across our country this week: In Alberta, the fires in Fort McMurray have wiped out homes and business and caused residents to evacuate en masse. The fires have also impacted churches and parishes in the region. At least one Catholic church is believed to been lost to the fires and ...read more
The first episode of "Door of Mercy" brings you to New York City. The Archdiocese of New York has designated 5 churches with Doors of Mercy. ...read more
Here is some of what we’ve been reading this week across the country: In Ontario, Catholic Crosscultural Services is helping government-assisted refugees settle into their home In Saskatoon, an elementary school has stepped up to sponsor a refugee family from Burundi. From Edmonton, we get this look at what Lent is and is not.   ...read more