"Everyone who belongs to the Truth hears my voice…" (John 18:37)

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“Looking Into the Eyes of the Poor” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

May 14, 2015 • Living in Truth

It is rare to find a reasonably sized parish in Canada that does not have an active Society of St. Vincent de Paul operating out of it. This great apostolate which takes St. Vincent de Paul as its patron actually grew up after him but due largely to his inspiring example. This talk was delivered… Read More ›

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Part 5 “Cool-Down: Living the Life of Grace – Staying on Track” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

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As we come to the final instalment of our ‘Ladies Spiritual Retreat Series’ focused on our ‘Being Fit for the Kingdom’, Sharon reminds us that “we are all “works” in progress. We’re not who we were yesterday, and we’re not yet who we’ll be tomorrow. We must place our trust in God, knowing that He wouldn’t… Read More ›

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“Reality of Truth or Pride of Opinion?” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

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The subtitle of this talk is: Being Catholic in a Pluralistic Culture. The dilemma Catholics have always faced- and perhaps as fiercely, if not more, today than ever before- is the supposition that religion is a matter of personal opinion and not objective truth. As such, when Catholics purport to have positions on practically everything, people… Read More ›

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An open letter to those who have left the Catholic Church…

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I read on Facebook recently that a friend of a friend had left the Catholic Church. Now, I don’t even really know the guy, so I can’t say I understand his situation, but it made me sad that anyone – especially a young person – would have come to such a decision. I realize that… Read More ›

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