"For a number years but especially in the last few weeks now we at St. Ignatius Parish have been trying to figure out how to respond to street people who come to church.  They are, like us, children of God, brothers and sisters of Jesus. "...

"When arriving in our Western countries, refugee claimants ask for our help.  We don’t want to give our help because we will have to invest time and money.  It is time to really look in the mirror and admit it:  We are selfish."...

"They must take a page out of the conservative playbook and constantly without end be out there convincing people that a globalised world is better for them, that immigration is the best thing for the country, and that just because the country’s demographics are changing on religious and ethnic lines does not mean that one’s voice counts any less."...

"When I look over my  brief little life, there are a few moments that stand out for me.  In my life, these moments were religious moments of encounter.  When I fell into a space, where the divine seemed to open up just a bit more." ...

"The biggest problem with nationalism is that it creates an US vs THEM, and this was very apparent in Hungary. The direction set by the current régime has trickled down into the mannerism and attitudes of the people of Hungary."...

Small is beautiful! And so can be "short"...

"In 2019, I’d practice openness of mind through the daily exam, and allow myself to see the unexpected and disarming beauty in my days."...

"My life totally changed on September 11th. On September 11th 1974, that is. On that day, I went with two other Jesuits to live in a flat in a run-down tenement building in the most deprived area in Ireland, the inner city of Dublin."...

The poet reminds us that within Toronto The good "grace is still an option."...

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