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Book Review: Tortured Soul

Scared straight: but with Purgatory. Theresa Linden’s newest novel, Tortured Soul, is a compelling tale of a haunting, with a twist. Jeannie Lyons is pushed out of her family’s home by her older brother and into a remote cottage that also houses a gruesome “presence.”...

Movie Review: Avengers: Endgame

This past weekend, “Avengers: Endgame” delivered the biggest opening weekend of all time, grossing an estimated $350 million over the first three days of its domestic release; and an incredible $1.2 billion at the worldwide box office in its first five days of...

Book Review: In Sinu Jesu

You can buy this book and support our Ministry: Canada: Amazon.ca US: Amazon.com Written by a Priest, Recommended by a Priest  — The Journal of a Priest at Prayer” is written by an anonymous Benedictine priest, and documents a series of conversations that Jesus and...

Sorrow, Mercy, Grace and Speeding

I was driving merrily along a highway that I really like because of its picturesque nature and the way it winds through valleys, hills, past rivers and lakes, through quaint little towns.  Suddenly I noticed a black car ahead on my right, parked in an unused...

What Makes You a Dynamic Woman of Faith?

This past Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending the ninth annual Dynamic Women of Faith conference in Mississauga, Ontario. The founder of the Dynamic Women of Faith and I Love My Catholic Moms Group ministries, Dorothy Pilarski, is truly a dynamic woman of faith....

What are you waiting for?

Our Parish just started its Lenten Mission with a focus on the Eucharist. Along with a talk on the topic of the Real Presence, we had an hour and a half of Adoration (including procession of the Blessed Sacrament to each of the participants), together with praise and...

TODAY – IMPORTANT – Tanya Granic Allen

I have to admit, I have never joined a political party before, but yesterday I did. Why? So, I can support a candidate I am genuinely excited about for the Ontario PC leadership, Tanya Granic Allen. I am appealing to you, to do exactly the same. This is...

Book Review: Julia’s Gifts

You can buy this book and support our Ministry: Canada: Amazon.ca United States: Amazon.com Excerpt from Julia's Gifts by Ellen Gable: -- "Yes, it was extravagant, especially during wartime. Yes, there were less expensive items she could purchase. It didn’t matter....

Book Review: Playing by Heart

Set in 18th-century Milan, Playing by Heart is a symphony of romance and faith with an undercurrent of social commentary. Will Maria and Emilia’s father sacrifice their futures on the altar of his own ambitions to join the noble class?

A Culture of Contradiction

  Lately, I have been struck by the insanity of contradiction in our current culture. We are obsessed with throwing gender reveal parties the moment a pregnant mom has her twenty-week ultrasound, while simultaneously celebrating gender transitioning and fluidity....

Mother’s Day: Breakfast in Bed & More

I always look forward to Mother’s Day. I love breakfast in bed, the gifts, the flowers, the homemade cards. I relish in the graces of the day. But my mind also goes back to childhood memories of Mother’s Day. I remember fondly taking part in an annual Mother’s Day...

Book Review: Single but Not Alone!

You can buy this book HERE by Judy Keane Throughout this book we have discussed the many challenges we face as Catholic singles and the importance of embracing our life in the here and now while remaining open to God's will and His plan for our future. Any other way...

Movie Review: La La Land

In the new romantic musical comedy La La Land, Emma Stone plays Mia, an aspiring actress, and Ryan Gosling plays Sebastian, a musician aiming to open his own pure jazz club and perform as a pianist. The two struggling artists meet, share dreams, and seemingly fall in...

Book Review: A Sea without a Shore

You can buy this book and support our Ministry: Canada: Amazon.ca United States: Amazon.com The weary, lonely and brokenhearted are the audience for Jeannie Ewing’s new devotional, A Sea without a Shore. Jeannie Ewing often writes on the meaning of suffering. Her...

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