BLOG: Andrew Santos
I returned home from World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain almost two weeks ago — honestly, one of the most incredible trips of my life. There are no words to express how I feel. I still find myself wrapped with plenty of emotion and with a ton of WYD withdrawal. That’s to be expected with any sort of trip, ...read more
Fresh off of yesterday’s festivities, this year’s National March for Life in Ottawa stood out the most, in comparison to past years. With that being said, among all of the people gathered on Parliament Hill yesterday, there was a renewed sense of energy; with lots of optimism, hope and joy. Igniting praise among those who ...read more
As we wrap up another federal election (notably the fourth one in almost seven years), I would like to offer a few thoughts and tidbits about what I consider to be, the most exciting election I’ve seen in my time. I ‘ve always had a simple yet realistic idea that Canadians would elect either a ...read more
Six weeks since the assassination of Pakistani Minister Shahbaz Bhatti, his legacy will once again be remembered. This commemoration, however, will be closer to home. On Saturday, April 16th, Archbishop Thomas Collins will celebrate a memorial Mass for Bhatti at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Church at 2547 Kipling Ave in Etobicoke at 12 noon. As ...read more
There are so many different answers and variations about Natural Family Planning and what it means to us as Catholics. You may be wondering yourself. What is Natural about Family Planning? More than that, is the church opposed to artificial family planning because it’s planning or because it’s artificial? Or are there other reasons? Those ...read more
Politics and religion may be walking a tight line together come Easter weekend this year. Elections Canada announced last week that advanced polling will take place on the Friday, Saturday and Monday of Easter weekend, which means a possible influx of parishioners and partisans at a parish hall near you. As is customary in elections, ...read more