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      Faith as Common Sense

      (A sermon of Father Daniel Callam for this Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)A theme common to Ezekiel and Saint Mark, the readings we have...

      Learn From Me For I Am Gentle and Humble of Heart

      Learn From Me For I Am Gentle and Humble of Heart: Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus by Fr. Marco Testa Porter Fine Printing, 2013 ISBN:...

      Ten suggestions for contemplation in a noisy world

      I sat in my kitchen on the morning of Labour Day, watching and listening to the activity around me. My husband, myself, and our...

      A Hallowed Eve: The Spiritual and Cultural Traditions of Halloween  

      Halloween has always been a complicated holiday, laced together with many threads of different spiritual traditions and cultural customs. It has always stirred up...

      Winter Wear, and A School Where Women Don’t Wear Pants

      When I first left my home in the warm peninsula of southern Ontario to pursue a post-secondary education nothing could have prepared me for...

      The Revelation of Fatima

      The 100th anniversary of Fatima is a significant one in the minds of many, not least due to the effect of the apparitions on...

      Post Epiphany

      The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord marks the end of the Christmas Season and the beginning of Ordinary Time. It is a...

      The Ancient Chair of Peter

      A blessed feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, which commemorates the office of the papacy bestowed upon the Apostle Simon, re-named Peter as...

      Saint Martin’s Memorial

      Once the most well-known and beloved of saints, Martin, Bishop of Tours, is now overshadowed by what we now know as Remembrance or Memorial...

      Of equality and cussing

      I’m not a big Simpson’s fan, but I do remember one funny episode where Homer’s neighbour, Ned Flanders—the bible-believing Christian—promises Homer that he will...