8th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Our Gospel reading reminds us the frivolity of our pursuits – we are often led down a misguided path, attempting to find satisfaction in naming our dissatisfactions with others. How easy is it to find the faults of others while ignoring our own? We often do

Stations of the Cross

Fridays in Lent You are invited to drop by Friday afternoons in Lent for Stations of the Cross. Unlike previous years, there is no set time, but there will be a variety of booklets available to borrow for use while praying, including favourites such as

Walking Together: A Primer on the New Synodality

New Book Available from Novalis Publishing   Lay theologian and past synod participant Moira McQueen has much wisdom to share. Her book will help Catholics – lay and ordained – prepare and steer competently through the upcoming diocesan and regional synods around the world. Softcover or e-books

The Light of Newman in the Dark of Winter

Saturday, March 12, 9:30am-1:00pm Virtual Event (Hosted by St. Augustine’s Seminary) Register: https://bit.ly/SeminaryLentenRetreat2022   Now is the time to start thinking about Lenten retreats. Join us on Saturday, March 12 as Dr. Donald Graham, Assistant Professor at St. Augustine’s Seminary, leads us through a day of virtual reflection

Choosing to be part of the Church Retreat

Monday, February 28 9am-3pm Manresa Jesuit Spiritual Renewal Centre Pickering, ON A day retreat open to men and women. The day will begins at 9 a.m. with coffee and muffins. There will be sessions in the chapel on the theme, “Choosing to be part of

The Way of the Cross: A Passion Pilgrimage Through Song

The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir is thrilled to announce The Passion, a newly composed musical ritualization of Christ’s Passion. Emerging from a collaborative process between students in the Folk Choir and professional artists, the piece combines Scripture drawn from all four Gospels with original poetry,

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Beatitudes as Synod If you attended the Webinar hosted by the Magdala Colloquy, you’ll remember that John Dalla Costa introduced us to Pope Francis’ model of the Polyhedron as Synodality. This model allows us to explore the different ways that groups share complex relations to Church.

5th Sunday of Ordinary Time

In today’s Gospel reading, Jesus tells Simon Peter to go out and cast his net into deep waters. The result was greater than Peter could have ever imagined, so much so that two boats struggled to bring in the catch.   As we’re beginning the synodal journey,

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

In Due Course   This past week, the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, more commonly known as the Loretto Sisters, and their sister congregation, the Congregation of Jesus, celebrated Mary Ward Week. Hearing this Sunday’s Gospel shed a particular light on the life and work of

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

"When the Sacred Scriptures are read in the Church, God himself speaks to his people, and Christ, present in his word, proclaims the Gospel" (GIRM, no. 29).   These words from the General Instruction of the Roman Missal (GIRM) set before us a profound truth that we