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

Tag: Holy

Proud to be Catholic

My husband, Henry, and I recently had the privilege of serving as co-chairs for the Bishop’s Dinner in Calgary, Alberta. It’s an annual gathering, and this year the focus was on raising funds to support and empower young people. The event was sold out, and when I arrived, I found myself surrounded by close to… Read More ›

Why Catholicism is… AWESOME! – Talk by Fr. Cristino

Often times religious faiths are regarded as one of many possibilities. If nothing is actually true, good, or beautiful though, what is the purpose of choosing one over another? This talk hopes to establish several very compelling reasons to believe that Catholicism is not just a nice possibility but a faith worth practicing with virtuous… Read More ›

Music and the Liturgy

“How I wept when I heard your hymns and canticles, being deeply moved by the sweet singing of your Church.” – St. Augustine, The Confessions I’m a pianist, and from the time I was a young child I’ve been involved in music ministry in one form or another. I sang my first duet with my… Read More ›

“Warm Up: Making a Commitment to Spiritual Fitness” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

This talk is the first of a five-part retreat on the theme, “Fit for the Kingdom.” In it, we take a look at what it means to be ready for eternity – why we would want to become holy and how we can be better friends with God. “Warm Up: Making a Commitment to Spiritual Fitness” … Read More ›