Robert Kinghorn: Taking care of the poor is an essential service

It was a different time and a different crisis, but in the small village of Bronte, Ont., work was hard to come by in the early 1950s.

    Peter Stockland: Serving up a hearty helping of faith

    In his recent letter to Register readers, Publisher-Editor Jim O’Leary reminded us all that “the need has seldom been greater for us to unite spiritually as communities of faith.”

      Fr. Raymond de Souza: Our service continues

      What are priests to do in a pandemic? Much fewer things than they would ordinarily do. But the one thing they must do is to keep doing the one thing which only they can do. They cannot abandon the sacraments.

        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.

          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.

            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.

              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.

                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.

                  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.

                    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.

                      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.