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Writing about faith, life, church, society and everything in between in an unapologetic Catholic perspective with Christ at the centre.
No More Catholic Doctors?

No More Catholic Doctors?

Written By: Tanya Granic Allen Can you imagine a time when no Catholic can become a doctor or a nurse? Can you imagine a time when your Catholic friend who practices medicine is forced out of his/her profession because they follow their conscience? Sadly this time is...

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Full of Grace

Full of Grace

Written by: Gregory Watson Hail Mary, Full of Grace, the Lord is with thee, Blessed art thou amongst women, And blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, Now and at the hour of our death. Amen. When the Angel Gabriel comes...

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The Shack – God In The Midst Of Our Suffering

The Shack – God In The Midst Of Our Suffering

Written By: Diana Nega A few years ago, my sister gave me a book called The Shack, and told me that I had to read it. It was about a man, Mack, who experienced such tragedy in his life that completely devastated him and caused him to hate God. However, with God that...

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More Than Just About The Green Beer

More Than Just About The Green Beer

Written By: Sandra Walfisz St. Patrick’s day is a day filled with green, shamrocks, beer, parades, and all in all a huge party day covered by a green blanket. It seems this beautiful feast day of this incredible saint has now turned into an excuse to have a green...

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Zombies Don’t Need Jesus

Zombies Don’t Need Jesus

Written By: Patrick Sullivan Nothing is more penitential than wearing another man’s glasses, but the discomfort is all the worse when what we see is not what we expect it to be. Take the zombie for instance. The fright of this fictional creature is in the fact that we...

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Are Catholics Speaking Out?

Are Catholics Speaking Out?

Written By: Tanya Granic Allen Freedom of expression seems to be a recurring theme with me these days. Blame it on Dr. Jordan Peterson, with whom I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with twice in the past few weeks. In light of the government imposing political...

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Trying to Evangelize “Whatever”

Trying to Evangelize “Whatever”

Written By: Gregory Watson "I find it hard...It’s hard to find the will. Whatever. Nevermind."  —Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” I work with a guy who worships at the altar of indifferentism. You know the type: those who go on and on about the relative unimportant...

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Is The Church Dying?

Is The Church Dying?

Written By: Diana Nega On my current trip to Poland, I decided to go to a weekday evening mass. I was quite surprised with how many young people there were in the church. I looked around and saw men and women who came to mass because they wanted to be there. Not out...

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Are We Letting God Speak?

Are We Letting God Speak?

Written By: Sandra Walfisz When we hear the word prayer, many of us will automatically think of the prayers that we say: Our Father, Hail Mary, etc. But have we actually took the time to truly unpack what a prayer is? Prayer isn’t us simply reciting words to God, a...

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