Fr. Scott Lewis: God never excludes or gives up on anyone

First Sunday of Lent, Feb. 18 (Year B) Genesis 9:8-15; Psalm 25; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:12-15


Mickey Conlon: Tragedy should not derail reconciliation

REGINA – The trial of a Saskatchewan farmer charged in the death of a 22-year-old Indigenous man has ended with an acquittal. But other than that, what have we learned from this?

Bob Brehl: Life and times of a Canadian knight named Day

It’s always fun to pick up a book and have trouble putting it down because the story grips you.

Cathy Majtenyi: The wage gap is everyone's business

About a week after Ontario’s new minimum wage kicked in, I grabbed a sandwich at a well-known coffee shop.

Peter Stockland: Returning to conscience at the collapse of the sexual revolution

Prudence counsels against turning the #MeToo movement into an epic of #IToldYouSo. Nor is there room, among Christians especially, for schadenfreude as the sexual revolution ends in the disgusting morass we long knew it would.

Justice after 11-year battle to protect human rights in mining industry

“Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart” (Luke 18:1). So begins the parable of the widow and the unjust judge. 

God's word on Sunday: We must be ready to change our course

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Feb. 4 (Year B) Job 7:1-4, 6-7; Psalm 147; 1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23; Mark 1:29-39

Francis Campbell: Making the most from our mulligans

I only wish I had a chance to do that all over again.

God's Word on Sunday: The power of evil is always fleeting

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jan. 28 (Year B) Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Psalm 95; 1 Corinthians 7:32-35; Mark 1:21-28

Glen Argan: Healthy society cannot exist under state-imposed ideology

Canadian Catholics should perhaps be upset with governments that trample on our basic rights. Whether our silence reveals resilience or indifference may be determined by the test of time.

Fr. Tom Rosica: Pro-life position extends well beyond abortion

The last presidential election campaign in the United States was a bitter, toxic, embarrassing and polarizing experience for many Americans and for people around the world, leaving many repulsed and despairing rather than excited and hopeful. Voters were disgusted by the state of American politics, and many harboured doubts that either major party nominee could unite the country after this divisive campaign.