"I knew that we would be fine not on our own strength but because God was with us… to lead us, to test us, and to teach us—and that most certainly is what occurred."
This is the conclusions of the special four part series on the papacy in the 20th century.
The third part of this special series on 20th century popes looks at their tribulations.
The second of this special four part series looks at the successes of the 20th century papacy..
This is the first of a special four part look at the papacy in the 20th century.
"Emma Anderson compares American and Canadian “versions” of the Martyrs’ story, and brings the story forward to today."
"In 19th century, in clerical-nationalist Quebec, the story is about the Martyrs’ suffering and, in a way, these Jesuit Martyrs become French Canada: vanquished, bloodied, but ultimately victorious morally."
"While this large gathering is primarily youth populated, in my experience now, individuals of all ages attend this event. This in turn, allows everyone the opportunity to grow from one another and feel as though we have a faith community within reach, all over the world, despite sometimes feeling
In the text of the Spiritual Exercises, in section 22, to be exact, Ignatius asks that we should be more ready to give a favourable interpretation to another's statement than we are to condemn it as false. These words apply not only to our conversations but also to our listening to the reading of Sc
"The words of Jesus in the Gospel today encourage mercy and forgiveness. David showed those qualities to a man – Saul – who wanted him dead"
"Trust is a tenuous feeling. Jeremiah refers to the fear that comes with heat and the anxiety during a time of drought. If the tree hadn’t been planted by water, it would wither. Instead, it continues to bear fruit."
In the eyes of the world, I probably look like I’ve received more than enough: I work as an executive for a technology firm in Toronto, live a comfortable life, own properties, I’m surrounded by a supportive group of friends, and volunteer part-time for my local parish. To some, this might seem like
Prayer takes on many forms. Today we see prayer as poetry.