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Peter Stockland: Community suffers with church closures

By Peter Stockland

The Holy Week chaos that hit Ontario churches when the Ford government slammed on its COVID “emergency brake” hours before Good Friday is part of the chain reaction of frustration faithful Canadians are experiencing.

Cathy Majtenyi: Harry-Meghan interview offers themes for us all

By Cathy Majtenyi

It was the interview of the century. Almost a half-billion people worldwide tuned into Oprah Winfrey’s sitdown with Prince Harry and Meghan explaining why they quit “the Firm.”

Sr. Helena Burns: True progress takes us closer to our goal

By Sr. Helena Burns, FSP

Progress is a myth. What?! Progress is non-existent? No, but “progress,” if it is to be embraced with enthusiasm, must truly be progress.

Robert Kinghorn: Tonight I met the Lord — and I denied Him

By Robert Kinghorn

Despite the promise of spring in the air, the day had turned windy and blustery, cutting sharply through the heavy jacket I reserve for evenings such as these on the street.

Glen Argan: Easter conveys message of life and hope

By Glen Argan

On Easter Sunday, I will receive my first COVID vaccine. When I heard the date, it felt like an intrusion on the day of celebrating the resurrection of Our Lord. Upon reflecting about it for a while, I decided that receiving the vaccine was a fine way to mark the liturgical feast.

Fr. Raymond de Souza: Easter Holy Days perfect substitute to March Break

By Fr. Raymond J. de Souza

It's long since time to break with March Break.

Charles Lewis: Jesus shows death isn’t the final word

By Charles Lewis

We all know that Christ died on the cross. He took on all the sins of mankind and destroyed those sins. He died and was buried and on the third day He rose again from the dead. We call it Easter and that is meant to give us hope that death has lost its final sting.

Peter Stockland: What has become of our nation?

By Peter Stockland

If my prayer request for one miracle were answered, every Catholic church in Canada would toll a funeral bell two years from now when the first mentally ill Canadian is killed by MAiD.

Gerry Turcotte: Words, words, words

By Gerry Turcotte

Growing up in Montreal, with a mother who couldn’t speak French and a father who couldn’t speak English, I had an uncanny understanding of the power of words.

Luke Stocking: What’s in a name? People like Maria

By Luke Stocking

“You say you care about the poor … then tell me, what are their names?”