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Divinity Revealed to Women

I recently was asked by someone to explain why the Church didn’t elevate women (as priests etc.) in the early days of Christianity. This is the part in the conversation when internally, I start to look like an old Bugs Bunny cartoon with steam rising from my...

Heartfelt Gratitude for the Gift of a Priest

I will never forget the heavenly joy filled my heart during a Mass at Toronto’s Holy Angels Church. My family had arranged our schedules to be at a special Mass, as Fr. Peter Gioppato, the pastor, celebrated 50 years in religious life. Fr. Gioppato has many God-given...

Daily Take – Do you beg Christ?

In order to succeed in it (prayer), it should be done when we first awaken, when our whole being is calm and recollected. We need to make our meditation before anything else.                                                                                              ...

Have trouble getting up?

“This morning I lay awake powerless to over come myself and to make my promised visit to the chapel. Then I felt prompted to pray ; I said five aspirations and rose without difficulty. How many victories I could win by this easy and powerful weapon!” Fr....

The Garden of Stephen

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature.  To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” –Alfred Austin   A garden is a teacher of life’s great lessons; namely, that variety breeds beauty, that good...

Prayer by Thomas Merton

“My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think that I am following your will does not mean that I am actually doing so. But I believe...

Tickets Available for Purchase

We have been receiving requests for tickets for the Leadership Breakfast. SEATING IS LIMITED There are no more tickets being sold for this event. Please note tickets WILL NOT be sold at the door. The breakfast will be hosted at the Markland Wood Golf Club 245 Markland...

Yes! Celebrate Easter Monday!

Being self employed can get tricky. Creating boundaries in your days becomes particularly challenging, especially when you love what you do! I have gone through bouts of no work and too much work. Then there are the periods of disorientation because the Good Lord was...

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