Viola Athaide

Viola Athaide is a student in the Windows of Theology program at Regis College, Toronto. She currently teaches Scripture at her local parish church.


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    "I am filled with gratitude for moments that still stay fresh in my memory. I thank God for a loving family, who gave me the freedom to explore a different landscape, and mingle with the local people. "...

    Today's poet offers a Visio Divina of Ruben’s “Christ’s Charge to Peter” (1616)"...

    Sorrow t urns to joy as the poet reflects on that first Easter morning....

    "Recently the term “a lost generation” has been popping up in many conversations, and it seems unusual now, when you think about the context in which this expression originated." ...

    Today's poem is  a Visio Divina of Alfred Usher Soord’s The Lost Sheep...

    "The day was dying slowly, so we rushed to a vantage point to watch the sun set over Ayers Rock. What an experience that was"...

    "A twenty first birthday was a milestone, the moment when one turns into an adult. It meant that one could engage in new activities, and not be so dependent on one’s parents. It was also when you received “the key” to symbolically unlock the door to adulthood."...

    In two days, we mark the beginning of Lent with Ash Wednesday. Today the poet looks ahead to what is to come....

    "The giving tradition was rolling along until I hit a major road block, ill health. Then there was a role reversal. Instead of being the giver, I became the receiver. That was foreign to me."...

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