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Emilie Callan talks to us about some basic themes of Lent in our short series, 'Lenten Minutes." The first episode '40 Days' explains the significance of the number '40' by using several biblical examples. ...read more
"If the elderly, sick, and suffering in our population feel that euthanasia is their best option, it means we as a society and as individuals are letting them down" the Archbishop wrote in a recent statement. ...read more
Prevain Devendran gives us a reflection of his experiences visiting Calcutta, and how Missionaries of Charity helped change his life, and help him experience the tenderness of God. ...read more
An interesting event happened in Rome over the weekend. The Roman Colosseum turned red and it wasn’t the only historical landmark to turn the colour of blood on that day. Here is the reason why. ...read more
The final lessons of John XXIII and Benedict XVI G.K. Chesterton once wrote: “It is of the new things that men tire… of fashions and proposals and improvements and change. It is the old things that startle and intoxicate. It is the old things that are young.” This was the paradoxical justification Chesterton gave for ...read more
Father Thomas Rosica interviews CBC's Peter Mansbridge after Pope Benedict's surprise resignation & prior to the Papal Conclave that elected Pope Francis ...read more
Recently, I had some Jehova’s Witnesses come to my door. I am usually nice and gracious to them. They read a passage of scripture to me (they are so courageous), something I think we should all do (read scripture, that is) and left two issues of their publication, The Watchtower, with me. One of the ...read more
Emilie Callan provides us with a brief recap, and reflection on the Francis@Five debate, which took place on on Jan. 31, 2018. Link to the video is also included in blog! ...read more
Today and every year on February 22nd, the Catholic Church marks the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. This feast day brings to mind the mission of teacher and pastor conferred by Christ upon Peter which has continued in an unbroken line of succession right down to our present Pope, Pope Francis. ...read more
Billy Chan gives a personal reflection on the Lenten Season, and the roles praying, fasting, and almsgiving play. He asks us questions about Easter. Is it a Milestone of our Path to Sainthood? ...read more