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Deacon Pedro continues exploring Advent through missionary glasses. This week he asks: Is it enough to live the Gospel or do we have to use words? ...read more
As we prepare for the coming of our Lord during Advent, Julian Paparella suggests seeing conversion as a pathway for Jesus to be born in us every day. ...read more
Julian Paparella reflects on the three ways we look for the coming of Christ in this season of Advent. ...read more
Deacon Pedro explores how John the Baptist embodies the Christian understanding of mission and how he can be a role model for us all. ...read more
During the Synod on the Amazon, a statue of a pregnant woman was stolen and thrown in the Tiber. Why was it seen as an idol? And what is Pachamama really? ...read more
This Sunday the Church celebrates Jesus as King of everything, and Julian Paparella reflects on how we can understand this feast in a personal way. ...read more
This year we marked the 50th anniversary of the bill which decriminalized abortion in Canada. Here is a chronology of how we got to where we are. ...read more
Deacon Pedro Guevara Mann wraps up his three-part series exploring the Catholic tradition of celibacy. ...read more
In this Sunday's Gospel, Jesus reminds us that there is more to life than what we find here on Earth. Check out this reflection from Julian Paparella. ...read more
Deacon Pedro continues his exploration of celibacy by looking at St. John Paul II's Theology of the Body and the surprising way it links celibacy with marriage. ...read more