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

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“Show Yourselves to the Priests” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was preached in St. Anthony’s Parish, Drumheller, where Fr. Cristino was present at all Sunday Masses to introduce the parish mission. 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Lv. 13: 1-2, 44-46 & Mk. 1: 40-45) “Show Yourselves to the Priests”  PDF Version

Living with the person who annoys you most

My kids and I were at the doctor’s office the other day, and we couldn’t help but notice the fish tank in the waiting room. Not that the tank was all that exciting, but one big fish kept chasing another smaller fish around, as if they were playing together. At first we were amused, but… Read More ›

Selfie or Selfless? Raising the Next Generation

One of the ways that social media has impacted our culture is to place a lot of emphasis on the self. This new term that’s recently come into our lexicon, “selfie,” really says it all. Rather than looking toward others and the vast world in which we live, we’ve turned the camera around, focusing more… Read More ›

Do many Catholic churches feel less holy because we’ve moved the tabernacle away from the altar?

Q. When I was young and walked into a Catholic church, I immediately felt the holiness all around me. That seems gone now. More often than not, it is a meet and greet before Mass starts, and it’s hard to focus on prayers. Is it because the tabernacle is moved away from the altar? Why… Read More ›