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Tag: Jesus

“Sinners in the Midst of Holiness” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

5th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Is 6:1-2a, 3-8; Lk 5:1-11) “Sinners in the Midst of Holiness”  PDF Version Homily for the 5th Sunday of OT, Year C (2019): Is 6:1-2a, 3-8; Lk 5:1-11 Prior to being ordained a priest, it was required that I make a week long retreat to spiritually prepare for the day I… Read More ›

“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

“When Jesus Called Mary Woman…” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time (Jn 2:1-11) “When Jesus Called Mary Woman…”  PDF Version Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C (2019): Jn 2:1-11 “Woman, what concern is that to you and to me? My hour as not yet come.” Coming from a family of 4 boys, none of us would have dared to… Read More ›

Maranatha, Our Lord Comes!

During Advent, our hearts and minds turn to the celebration of the Birth of our Lord. We reflect on His coming – the moment that Jesus was made incarnate in the womb of His Blessed Mother Mary – and we consider the place He wants to have in each of our lives. Even before Jesus’… Read More ›

“The Serpent’s Crushed Head” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was preached in the Carmel of the Divine Heart to the Carmelite Sisters in Mississauga, ON, during their annual retreat, preached by Fr. Cristino. 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Gn. 3: 9-15 & Mk. 3: 20-35) “The Serpent’s Crushed Head” PDF Version  

“The Truth About Tolerance” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

It would seem our modern culture values only one virtue: TOLERANCE. The problem is, tolerance is not a virtue. In fact, one might say that to tolerate is the furthest thing from loving. In this talk delivered to the Youth 4 Truth Conference earlier this year, Fr. Cristino explores the themes of relativism, truth and defending… Read More ›

St. John the Baptist

Born: Late 1st Century BC (Judea) Died: AD 31-36 Canonized: Pre-Congregation Proclaimed Doctor of the Church: 1720, by Pope Clement XI Feast Day: June 24 (Birth) and August 29th (Beheading) Attributes: Camel-skin robe, cross, lamb, scroll with words “Ecce Agnus Dei”, platter with own head, pouring water from hands or scallop shell   Prophecy spoken 500 years before the birth… Read More ›

Divine Mercy

This weekend is the Feast of Divine Mercy! A revelation given by Jesus to St. Faustina, the first saint canonized in this millennium. With a great desire to share this message I couldn’t settle on a video so I chose four.

Mary, Mother of Mercy

“Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness, and our hope…”     It’s often been said that Mary’s work in heaven is to pray for sinners – that mercy is her “department.”1 There’s no doubt that we’ve got a powerful ally in our Heavenly Mother, an advocate who is always ready to… Read More ›

Holy Week 2016 – Homily of Pope Francis for Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday signals to all Christians that Holy Week has begun. And as we journey together in these coming days, I invite you to reflect with me on the words of our Holy Father, Pope Francis. Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis for Palm Sunday, March 20th, 2016 “Blessed is He who comes in the… Read More ›