Speaking Out

If there are teachers or students in your life, I urge you to pray for them because this school year is nothing like anything anyone has seen before.

Speaking Out: Can an atheist be virtuous?

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Does virtue require faith? If not, can an atheist be a virtuous person? For many Christians, it does not occur to us to ask this question, because some assume that the answer is an immediate “no.”

Speaking Out: To wear or not to wear rosary

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The message of Our Lady of Fatima from a century ago continues to echo today: Pray the rosary every day. Our Lady of Medjugorje has also said we should keep a rosary on us at all times.

Speaking Out: Listen to the silence

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“God always speaks to you. All you have to do is listen”

Speaking Out: Our Lady helps us find our way

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Employers often require references from new hires to ensure they are the best candidate. A worthwhile process, to be sure, but not an approach one should have when sampling Marian devotions.

Speaking Out: Embrace your student vocation

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With new public health regulations in place to combat COVID-19 in school boards nationwide and many of our exciting activities shut down or limited, there is no doubt this school year will be unlike any other.

Speaking Out: YSN enriched my bond with God

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A few days ago, I got back from my last hiking trip of the summer. As I sat on a pebbled Lake Superior beach at night and watched a crescent moon paint the water with a mystical glow, everything seemed peaceful and tranquil.

Speaking Out: Wearing a mask shows you care

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Conspiracy theorists portray masks as a ploy by the government to control people and restrict their rights for freedom. Anti-maskers brand themselves as freedom fighters as they fight the mandate to wear this symbol of oppression, restraint and imprisonment.

Speaking Out: Charities must be transparent

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WE Charity is a Canadian non-profit organization that I contributed time and effort to throughout my years in elementary and secondary school.

Speaking Out: Veil is a sign of reverence

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Every woman has her own experience with veiling. Except for her wedding, or if she’s fortunate enough to meet the Pope, some women may never wear a veil.

Speaking Out: Our overlooked COVID heroes

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Over the last four months, the world has become reacquainted with what’s important in life. For everything we’ve lost, COVID-19 has compelled us to take an introspective look at our priorities and what jobs and provided necessities society on the whole now regard as essential.