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“Forgetting ‘Stewardship’, Embracing Missionary-Discipleship” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

August 26, 2015

This talk was delivered as part of the plenary session during the Western Canadian Stewardship Conference hosted this year in the Diocese of Calgary. Following upon two interventions made by Fr. Kevin Tumback on the development of stewardship and Fr. Nathan Siray on the place of stewardship in the New Evangelization, Fr. Cristino offers practical… Read More ›


“Stewardship and the New Evangelization” – Talk by Fr. Nathan

This talk was originally given for a Stewardship Conference held in the Diocese of Calgary in June 2015. It explores the relationship between Stewardship and the call to the New Evangelization. Beginning with a brief reflection on how St. Peter and his successors are to be identified as the Chief Steward of the Kingdom of Jesus… Read More ›


“The ‘Volunteer’ Word and Stewardship” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

As Catholic Christians, we have a Divine Imperative on our hands: to willfully embrace the maturity of our souls nurtured by the Holy Eucharist over the passing years as we begin to see the world, and all peoples in it, through the eyes and the heart of a Grandfather – of a Grandmother… Discover the… Read More ›


“A Life Transfigured by the Eucharist” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

In this, the fifth and final talk in our Eucharistic Miracles, Fr. Jerome prophesies that a day comes for us all when following the unfolding of events at work in life, we will find our soul stranded upon the edge of a sea shore that stretches into eternity. On that day, we stand in the… Read More ›


“Mary and the Eucharist” – Talk by Fr. Nathan

Mary desires only to direct our gaze to Jesus Christ, it makes sense that she does not desire to be the focal point of our Eucharistic faith but instead disappear and point us to her Son. In this fourth talk on Eucharistic Miracles, Fr. Nathan opens our hearts and minds to the wonder of Our… Read More ›


“Why is the Holy Mass a Sacrifice?” – Talk by Fr. Nathan

In the years following the Second Vatican Council, some voices in the Church began to suggest that certain names for the Holy Mass needed to be abandoned, and at the top of the list was the venerable acclamation of the Most Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. In this third of a five part series on… Read More ›


“Bread Throughout the Scriptures” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

In this second of a five part series on Eucharistic Miracles, Fr. Jerome breaks open the ‘context’ prepared by God and revealed throughout the Scriptures for the divinization of believers. Discover how the claim of ‘Heavenly Food’ dispensing life is one that is unique to Jesus – unique to Christians. “Meaning of Bread Throughout the… Read More ›


“Faith & Reason: Science Supporting Eucharistic Miracles” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

“Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth.” St. John Paul II, Fides et Ratio. In this first of a five part series on Eucharistic Miracles, Fr. Cristino explores the interplay that exists between “Faith and Reason: Science Supporting Eucharistic Miracles”  PDF Version Faith & Reason: Science… Read More ›


June: Month of The Sacred Heart of Jesus

In the liturgical calendar of the Catholic Church, the entire month of June is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Feast of the Sacred Heart, which is a moveable feast day, is always celebrated on the second Friday after Pentecost Sunday. This year, it will fall on June 12th.1 If we were to… Read More ›


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

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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