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

Tag: worship

“Awaiting Your Beloved” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was delivered to the Campus Young Adults Retreat in the Crowsnest Pass 10-13 November 2017. 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time (Wis. 6: 12-16; Mt. 25: 1-13) “Awaiting Your Beloved”  PDF Version

“Spiritual But Not Religious, You Say? Impossible.” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

There is an ever expanding demographic of modern, Western society that styles itself as spiritual, but not religious. In this talk delivered to the St. Michael’s DMC Young Adults Group, Fr. Cristino explores the history of religion and how, with a proper understanding of what religion entails, the claim of being strictly ‘spiritual’ while adhering to… Read More ›

“…and he slit their throats.” (1 Kings 18:40) – Homily by Fr. Jerome

“How long will you go limping with two different opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, then follow him!” (1 Kings 18:21) During our stay on Mount Carmel, we seized the opportunity to set things straight right out of the gate! During the celebration of our first Mass, we took  stock… Read More ›

What if I don’t want to hold hands during Mass?

Q. I realize that the Mass is supposed to be the prayer of a community and not individual or private prayer time. That being said, is it wrong for me to also try and personally enter into prayer during Mass? How can I do that if I find some of the gestures or styles of… Read More ›

September 2, 2012

Today’s Gospel brings to mind that old expression about not seeing the forest for the trees.   As with the Pharisees, many of us tend to focus so much on the little details that we fail to see the bigger picture.  Jesus is all about the big picture!  When He preaches, He distills the myriad of… Read More ›