Recent revelations that Fr. Thomas Rosica admitted to committing plagiarism came as a surprise to me, having over the years read a number of his books and articles. 

Speaking Out: The beauty of Adoration

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I remember my first experience of Adoration very vividly. 

Speaking Out: Homilies that attract youth

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It’s no secret that the Catholic Church is not a “young kids’ game.” 

Speaking Out: Valentine’s Day is for all love

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Another Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and sometimes it feels like just another excuse for the greeting card industry to make a grab for your money. Though biblical in origin, the sweet secular sentiments of love have been overshadowed by pressure to be in a relationship, purchase grocery-store flowers and indulge the chocolate makers.

Speaking Out: Taking a stand against abortion

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I don’t handle conflict well, especially when it comes to social media. I don’t like to engage in online arguments. I don’t like to throw my opinion in the circle. It scares me. It makes me uneasy. 

Speaking Out: Catholic schools make me thankful

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As I enter my last semester in Alberta’s publicly-funded Catholic schools, I am, more than ever, thankful for the Catholic education I have received.

Speaking Out: My WYD dreams have to wait

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When I found out about World Youth Day Panama I was beyond excited. 

Speaking Out: Don't try to make me feel better

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I can’t stand it when someone says, “I believe in Jesus, not people.” 

Speaking Out: Rethinking your New Year goals

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Did you know Jan. 12 is known as Quitters’ Day? According to Strava, a social network for athletes, this is the fateful day when most people report failing their New Year’s goals.

Speaking Out: The new year is for spiritual growth

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It is easy for me to search the Internet for “experts” who will tell me exactly what I should do to fix my life this year. 

Speaking Out: Our persecuted brothers and sisters

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We hear much about the situation of the persecuted Christians in the Middle East, but lets not forget about the persecution of Christians in Asian countries.