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

Tag: evangelization

“What A Beautiful Name” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

This keynote address was delivered at the annual Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO) Founders’ Dinner in Vancouver, BC on October 21, 2018.  “What a Beautiful Name” PDF Version

“Selling the Priesthood” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was delivered as part of a vocational promotion weekend at St. Michael’s parish, Calgary.  30th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Heb. 5: 1-6; Mk. 10: 46-52) “Selling the Priesthood” PDF Version

“Carmelite Retreat – Day 6: Prophecy & ‘The Spring’” – Retreat by Fr. Cristino

From June 8-15, 2018, Fr. Cristino had the distinct privilege of preaching the annual 8 day retreat to the sisters of the Carmelites of the Divine Heart of Jesus in Mississauga, ON. Several of these sisters ran a home for the aged in Father’s hometown of Medicine Hat and have known him since he was… Read More ›

“What Were the 90’s? Communicating the Gospel to a New Generation” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

This talk was delivered to the young man gathered as part of the annual God Squad Men’s Conference held at St. Peter’s Parish, Calgary. Addressing a group of youth who were all born in the new millennium, Fr. Cristino considers the implications of becoming evangelists in a modern era which knows little of the eras… Read More ›

“The Four Senses of Scripture” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

3rd Sunday of Lent (Jn 4:5-42) “The Four Senses of Scripture”  PDF Version

“Homilies On The Holy Mass, Part XII: Ablutions to Dismissal” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

1st Sunday of Advent “Homilies On The Holy Mass, Part XII: Ablutions to Dismissal”  PDF Version

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

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 ›

A Layperson’s Guide to the Synod on the Family

Last October, the Vatican announced that an extraordinary session of the Synod of Bishops would be held this year from October 5th to 19th. Its theme is entitled, “Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization.” It’s a topic that immediately generated a lot of interest among Catholics as well as non-Catholics. The… Read More ›

Spirit of Love – Pentecost Sunday

“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria and to the end of the earth.” – Acts 1:8 (John 20:19-23) Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to be in the Upper Room… Read More ›