With the second wave of COVID-19 dismantling the equilibrium between joy and gloominess, a night of music, prayer and testimony was organized to help Calgary youth take part in the Advent experience.

Published in Youth Speak News

Some years ago, our priest opened his Advent sermon with some observations about how early our Western society begins to market Christmas to us.

Published in Register Columnists

Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 6 (Year B) Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11; Psalm 85; 2 Peter 3:8-14; Mark 1:1-8

The God of the philosophers and the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob are very different.

Published in Fr. Scott Lewis

A great story will certainly emerge from this Advent; a year like no other. An Advent to remember for sure and the stories we tell about this time will be noteworthy.

Published in Features

How are you preparing for Christmas?

Published in Guest Faith Columns

Getting ready for Christmas in the middle of a pandemic will certainly be different.

Published in Faith

EDMONTON -- Sometimes the best gifts are not bought at a shopping mall, wrapped in paper and tied with ribbon.

Published in Book News

As the unmistakable lights and noises of Christmas began to fill the streets in early December, there was a sense of the inevitable — busy and stressful lives were about to shift into a gift-searching, crowd-pressing, agenda-filled circus.

Published in Youth Speak News

Christmas is still weeks away and already we’re exhausted.

Published in Guest Columns

When Susan Worthington gets home from “Messiah” rehearsals with the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir she’s hungry and tired, but her brain is still full of music.

Published in Music News

Second Sunday of Advent, Dec. 8 (Year A) Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72; Romans 15:4-9; Matthew 3:1-12

The figure described in Isaiah seems too good to be true — in fact, impossible and non-existent. 

Published in Fr. Scott Lewis

As the calendar flips to December and we enter the Advent season, thoughts naturally turn to Christmas.

Published in Features

Christmas dreams come in all shapes and sizes. Some of them go from pianissimo to fortissimo and hit every note from bass to soprano.

Published in Features

If good things come to those who wait, we’re in trouble. In the age of smart phones, Netflix, instant noodles and instant gratification, who waits? 

Published in Features

Catholics are great story tellers. We love to tell and hear stories that help us understand the world and our faith. 

Published in Features
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