"The Sermon on the Mount calls us to live a very different type of life. It is quite radical; it would be very difficult for many of us to adopt outright, myself included. However, we should all aim to live out the Beatitudes."
" I was struck by the film’s Biblical echo. The two astronomers are contemporary prophets. DiCaprio is like Jeremiah who warned the king and people of Jerusalem of the impending danger of the Babylonians invaders who will carry off the citizen to slavery in Babylon. "
St. Ignatius of Loyola – who founded the Jesuits in the 16th century - had the insight that we all live in imagined worlds, and that our imagination constructs the worlds in which we live, using our experiences, our lived contexts, our hopes, our pains and our joys. In effect we live in a highly sel
"Asa priest if she needs some help. / Célébrations dominicales en l'absence d'un prêtre
"Squid Game is .…currently sitting atop Netflix’s list of most watched shows in 94 countries around the globe. But even more astounding: Netflix says Squid Game will soon become its most viewed piece of content, in any language, ever.”"
“While Canadians see themselves as world leaders in social welfare, health care, and economic development, most reserves in Canada are economic backwaters with little prospect of material advancement and more in common with the developing world than the rest of Canada."
"While it is easy to blame the churches for what has happened, . . . it seems clear that the Government of Canada should accept the blame for setting up the system of residential schools in the first place, and that it should do whatever it takes to restore the Indigenous Peoples of this land to
"“There was something of majesty, depressed indeed and overclouded, but still grand and imposing, in the manner and words of Father Buonaventure, which it was difficult to reconcile with those preconceived opinions which imputed subtlety and fraud to his sect and order.”
". . . scripture is about life and the various writers were inspired by their experience of God’s role in the world around them."
"Reflecting on my great enjoyment of these three novels I wondered about its source. I think what I find so interesting in these day-to-day human mysteries (in comparison to often complex, bizarre and dark mysteries of authors like J.K Rowling (aka Robert Galbraith) although I enjoy them as well)