Charles Lewis: Finding fellowship in uncertainty

We all feel the uncertainty in the air; we all hear that low-grade anxiety buzzing in the background.

  • By Charles Lewis

    Glen Argan: This is a time to strengthen the foundation

    With widespread orders from bishops across North America and Europe to cancel public Masses including the Sunday Eucharist, some naysayers were bound to arise.

    • By Glen Argan

      Bob Brehl: Finding inspiration in times of anxiety

      Millions are now home, sheltered in place, self-quarantined, working remotely, home-schooling, keeping panic at bay but feeling anxiety rise.

      • By Robert Brehl

        Leah Perrault: Staying the course, whether frozen or not

        Staying the course is an ironic metaphor for an asthmatic whose longest race ever was 3,000 metres.

        • By Leah Perrault

          Luke Stocking: In the face of our fears we need signs of peace

          I had a coronavirus earlier this year.

          Not THAT coronavirus. It was just a common cold, which is one of the many types of coronaviruses out there.

          • By Luke Stocking

            Charles Lewis: COVID-19 crisis a chance to re-examine our lives

            Every crisis can teach us something about ourselves. Each is a chance to revise the way we live and the way we think about what is important and which people in society deserve our respect and admiration.

            • By Charles Lewis

              Charles Lewis: Imagine a Lent lasting the whole year

              As you read this we will be in the last few weeks of our Lenten promises. If you are like me you have probably slipped once or twice.

              • By Charles Lewis

                Peter Stockland: Pandemic forces sacrifice of Mass

                The Church in Quebec, many parts of Ontario and even in Rome appeared late last week to say “No Más” in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

                • By Peter Stockland

                  Cathy Majtenyi: Don’t forget about justice in winter of discontent

                  It’s been a turbulent few months. Crowds blocking rail lines, protesters waving placards and RCMP officers barricading land are some of the dramatic images of discontent across Canada.

                  • By Cathy Majtenyi

                    Glen Argan: Spirituality does not cause moral goodness

                    The revelation of the grievous sexual misconduct by L’Arche founder Jean Vanier should awaken us all to the central importance of a well-founded moral conscience in the pursuit of holiness.

                    • By Glen Argan

                      Bob Brehl: A Churchill history that packs a wallop

                      Erik Larson has a special talent for taking historical events and writing nonfiction books about people related to the main event but somehow slightly off the mainstream, on the periphery.

                      • By Robert Brehl