Editorial: Celebrate the church

There is a world of issues to worry about these days, playing havoc with our physical and spiritual well-being. So it’s good every once in a while to stop and, as the cliché goes, smell the roses.

    Fr. Raymond de Souza: The remarkable story of Bl. Rolando Rivi

    Anniversaries remind us to learn the lessons of history and, for a Christian disciple, to remember the workings of Providence.

    • By Fr. Raymond J. de Souza

      Peter Stockland: Living our faith in a world of fear

      Deep into ESPN’s irresistible documentary The Last Dance, rumination turns to the specific qualities that catalyzed Michael Jordan’s leadership of six NBA championship teams between 1991 and 1998.

        Luke Stocking: The mystical body needs anti-racist action

        The killing of George Floyd by a police officer and the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement to end white supremacy and systemic racism led me to reflect on an early memory I have from my journey of work towards being an anti-racist Catholic.

        • By Luke Stocking

          Gerry Turcotte: Racism protests are a sign of hope

          It wasn’t so long ago that many of us were using the COVID-19 virus to argue that our world was more interconnected than we care to admit. Divisions are commonplace and people move through their lives erecting barriers between the haves and have-nots, between the East and the West, between the good and the bad.

          • By Gerry Turcotte

            Readers Speak Out: June 28, 2020

            Unjust killing

            Re: Bishops join forces condemning racism (June 21):

            I take offence at Archbishop Donald Bolen comparing the alleged murder of George Floyd to the passion and crucifixion of Jesus.

            Editorial: Honour the victims

            The funeral will be held at a future date.

              Charles Lewis: Spirit of St. Joan of Arc badly needed

              In my own life I have often looked for inspiration from great men and women.

              • By Charles Lewis

                Francis Campbell: The wait continues for return to pews

                Another day, another clean slate for Nova Scotia in its coronavirus struggle. No additional deaths attributed to COVID-19, no new cases.

                • By Francis Campbell

                  Fr. James Mallon: Now is time to seize the moment

                  “Even the priest and the prophet forage in a land they know not.” This is the New American Bible translation of Jeremiah 14:18, a line of Scripture that will be familiar to anyone in North America who prays the Liturgy of the Hours

                    Cathy Majtenyi: Battling racism starts with looking in mirror

                    The horrifying death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer has sparked protests against police brutality and racism in the United States and worldwide.

                    • By Cathy Majtenyi