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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    "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."...

    An original 0 antiphon. The O Antiphons, also known as The great Os are Magnificat antiphons used at Vespers of the last seven days of Advent in Western Christian traditions. They are also used as the Alleluia verses on the same days in the post-1970 form of the Catholic Mass....

    The final poem of Poetry Week speaks of a saint who promised to spend her heaven "doing good on earth."...

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