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April 7, 2020

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This article starts with a parable and a question.

First, the parable, taken from the thirteenth chapter of Luke:

And he told this parable: “A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. And he said to the...

December 15, 2019

 Photo by Lachlan Gowen

This time of year can be really hard. While choirs sing of comfort and joy many people find themselves tending more towards discomfort and despair. For reasons of physical and mental illness, loneliness, the loss of a loved one, family distance o...

November 15, 2019

Photo by Katie Moretta

One of the greatest issues I combat in the spiritual life is the drawing in of myself in a bland sentiment of being content.

I realize that often, a major stumbling block we face in our pursuit of sainthood is numbness.

In this earthly pilgrimage, I...

March 10, 2019

 Photo by Katie Moretta

Calvary flattens me.

When I look upon the cross, all the crutches of my own self-reliance start to splinter. I feel my own incapacity to return God’s love so acutely that the only relief is to look away. But I can’t look away.

In the fall, the Sist...

December 22, 2018

 Photo by Lauren Schroth

It was my first Christmas away from home. 

At work I’d heard several co-workers talk about how they were “sick of Christmas”, or Christmas-ed out.  We were closing in on the 25thand they spoke ofhow they couldn’t wait for it all to be over. Chris...

October 1, 2018

 Photo by Katie Moretta

“What am I going to do with my life?”

This question feels unanswerable. On some days I want to become a teacher, others a social worker, others an academic, and by the end of each week I just want to be retired. I’m burning myself out trying to fi...

September 13, 2018

As many young Catholics head back to school, The Catholic Millennial will be sharing the insight of Catholics who have experienced the challenges of secular campuses. Our second Q&A is with Nico Church, who did his Bachelors of Arts at the University of Ottawa, then gr...

June 10, 2018

 Photo credit to Enjuley Evers

Friends, The Great Apostolic Call once again rings out across the Church as Pentecost was recently upon us. We now celebrate when the Third Person of the Holy Trinity, the Holy Spirit, so rushed into the world and revealed the true weight...

“Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” And when He had said this, He breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, their sins have been forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they have been...

March 3, 2018

 Photo Credits to James McNaueal

Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you shall be your servant;
whoever wishes to be first among you shall be your slave.
Just so, the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve
and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Mt 20...

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