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Tag: faith

I Believe; Help My Unbelief

“Stand up for what you believe in even if you are standing alone.”1 – Sophie Scholl One of the toughest things we are called to do in life is to stand up for what we believe. In the wake of the recent scandals that have rocked the Church, it can take courage to even admit… Read More ›

“Planting Mustard Seeds in Canmore” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

11th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Mk 4: 26-34) “Planting Mustard Seeds in Canmore”  PDF Version Homily for the 11thSunday of Ordinary Time, Year B (2018): Mk 4:26-34 My favourite summer job during my university and seminary studies was to work in a small greenhouse near my parents home in Millarville, Alberta. Though small in comparison… Read More ›

“You Are Witnesses of These Things” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This Homily was preached to the students of Catholic Christian Outreach prior to their end-of-the-year Spring Banquet. Third Sunday of Easter (Lk. 24: 35-48) “You Are Witnesses of These Things” *No PDF available

“The Firstborn from the Dead” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord (Easter Vigil and Sunday) “The Firstborn from the Dead”  PDF Version Easter homily 2018 Jesus Christ was not the first person in history to rise from the dead. The Old Testament tells us that the prophets Elijah and Elisha raised people from the sleep of death, while… Read More ›

“The Fatherhood of St. Joseph” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph (Gen 15:1-6, 21:1-3; Lk 2:22-40) “The Fatherhood of St. Joseph” PDF Version The Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph (2017) This year, The Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph and the Solemnity of Mary, The Mother of… Read More ›

“Storing Up Treasure In Heaven” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time (1 Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30) “Storing Up Treasure in Heaven”  PDF Version Homily for the 33rd Sunday in OT, Year A (2017): 1 Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30 The 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time is unofficial known among some priests and seminarians as “The End of the World Sunday.” The reason being… Read More ›

Seeking (and Finding) Truth

Seeking (and Finding) Truth”   Pilate touched on it so long ago: “What is truth?” It’s the one question that confronts us all, the answer we all seek. At the most basic level, truth involves moral uprightness, being truthful; seeking answers or wisdom; right judgment. C.S. Lewis, perhaps the most influential Christian mind in modern times,… Read More ›

“The Trinitarian Faith of Venerable Vital Justin Grandin OMI” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity “The Trinitarian Faith of Venerable Vital Justin Grandin OMI” PDF Version

Mary, the Holy Mother of God

Born: September 8th (Traditional) at Nazareth, Galilee Assumed into Heaven: August 15th Proclaimed Theotokos / Mother of God: First Council of Ephesus in 431 Feast Day: January 1st Patronage: Humanity “If you put all the love of all the mothers into one heart it would still not equal the love of the heart of Mary for her… Read More ›

Food for the Soul

September is just around the corner, and many of us are busy getting ready for ‘Back to School’ and organizing our schedules for the fall. We’re signing up for fitness classes and trying out for sports teams, joining book clubs, and even booking time off for winter getaways. We all know how important it is… Read More ›