Category Archives: religion

In Memory of Monsignor Vincent Foy

Monsignor Vincent Foy went to his eternal rest  on March 13, 2017.  The oldest priest in the Archdiocese of Toronto, Monsignor  Foy was a courageous defender of the Catholic Faith who wrote about Humanae Vitae, the Winnipeg Statement, the abuse … Continue reading

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The Catholic Mom’s Guide to (sort of) Keeping It Together

Every September, Catholic moms brace themselves for the beginning of what seems like non-stop activity: kids in school, extracurricular activities, professional and volunteer commitments. As women and as moms we fill our lives with activities that put other people’s needs … Continue reading

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Where have I been? An update

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted here. I miss my blogging friends and their  wonderful blogs that enlighten and inspire me to live my Christian faith where God has placed me. Family life is busy, sometimes rushed, and … Continue reading

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Living Out the Great Commission: Practical Tips to Evangelize our Youth

“It’s very important for parents to remember that, even though God might give you the great responsibility to be the primary educator of your child with regards to the faith, He also gives you the corresponding grace to actually do … Continue reading

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Enthroning the Sacred Heart of Jesus in our Families

Today is the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Enthroning the Sacred Heart of Jesus in our families is one of the best things we can do. Two years ago, with the help of a friend who is a … Continue reading

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Bishop Athanasius Schneider – Holy Communion on the Tongue

As we prepare to celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi this Sunday, June 7, 2015, I am re-linking to my Catholic Insight article on why Holy Communion should be received on the tongue. The article is based on Bishop Athanasius … Continue reading

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Charlie Charlie: a wake-up call for sobriety

I had a talk with my teen-aged kids about the Charlie Charlie craze that has spread throughout social media in epidemic proportions. Charlie Charlie is the “poor man’s Ouija Board” that summons a Mexican demon who answers participants’ questions, much … Continue reading

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St. Gianna: the modern woman’s saint

Also posted at Catholic Insight It is said that God gives us the saints we need in our time. Saints who, by their lives rooted in self-surrendering, self-sacrificing love show us how to conquer the darkness of the world in … Continue reading

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The month of May and the Act of Total Consecration

” I’d like to renew my Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary,” I explained  to my spiritual director. ” I feel that something in my life needs to change.” It has been about one year since I first prayed the … Continue reading

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Individualism, Hedonism, and Minimalism: Spirit of the world disguised as the Spirit of the Gospel

Father Eric Mah is a priest of the Archdiocese of Toronto. Here is one of his recent thought-provoking homilies. This past Christmas, the Knights of Columbus from our parish generously handed out free copies of a book by Matthew Kelly … Continue reading

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