October 11, 2012 was a big day for Catholicism, with both the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council as well as first US vice-presidential debate between two Catholic vice presidential candidates, Democratic incumbent, Joe Biden, and Republican challenger, Paul Ryan.
Only one in three Canadian young adults who attended church weekly as a child still does so today. Why and When Canadian Young Adults are Leaving, Staying and Returning to Church?
On Saturday, July 16th, 2011, Violet Large from Truro, NS died after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Violet Large, along with her husband Allen, were best remembered for winning a huge $11 million jackpot but decided to give their winnings away to the people that needed it the most. When people read about this […]
Baptist Chaplain Craig O’Brien recalls a spiritual conversation he had with “a very, very bright guy” who felt his humility ruled out any personal need to pursue God. “He went on to say, ‘In the grand scale of things, my life is insignificant. So what I do doesn’t matter, and I just need to be […]
Fourth in a series This seems to be a story about healing, about God’s graciousness in healing the illnesses that come because we have turned God’s good creation into a sinful, fallen world. If so, it leads us to praise God. But, at another level, it is a story about obedience. We can understand the […]