Carl Hétu: Fear can be overcome

At Mass a few weeks ago, I heard an unusual noise coming from the entrance of the church. Without thinking, I turned and found myself fearing the worst. An attack? After Mass I asked others if they felt the same way and, to my surprise, some did. 

Gerry Turcotte: Yes, a little tenderness can change the world

It is rare to laugh out loud when listening to a news item, but recently this is exactly what happened.

Leah Perrault: Healing starts with allowing God to heal

Healing was not the invitation I was expecting when I showed up at church several weeks ago. 

Francis Campbell: If it’s false or fake don’t call it news

Fake news. The term is bandied about almost daily and has quickly grown tired and annoying.

Cathy Majtenyi: Wilson-Raybould sets the right example

It was the bombshell conversation that sealed the fate of a string of federal government officials connecting right up to the office of the prime minister.

Luke Stocking: Radical times call for a radical family

“Too bad the global climate strike happened while you guys were on March break,” I teased my son.

Gerry Turcotte: There’s a light ahead in our Lenten journey

During Ash Wednesday Mass on the St. Mary’s University campus, professor of psychology, Fr. Peter Doherty, offered an inspiring homily. He spoke of the importance of the Lenten journey and the need for us to reach out and to support others, as well as the need to reflect on the importance of the “journey” of Lent — emphasizing that Lent isn’t a time period, but a process leading to discovery.

Johanne Brownrigg: Who has the courage to follow Jody Wilson-Raybould's path?

Catholics have been reminded repeatedly they must separate Church and State. In government, medicine, law, public policy or discourse, we are expected to leave Him who shapes our life and our conscience at home. 

Angela Saldanha: What happened to Sabbath day?

My daughter, skyping from her home in Switzerland, remarked how quiet it was.  Very little traffic about, she said — all shops shut.

Mary Durran: Haiti’s youth driving frantic push for change

Since Feb. 7, women’s leader Louisiane Nazaire has hardly dared to leave her home in the city of Jérémie in southwestern Haiti.