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Book Review: Single but Not Alone!

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

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

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...

Advent & Childhood Memories

Advent & Childhood Memories

We are well into Advent  and I’m flooded with memories of childhood and growing up in a devout Polish immigrant home. My family’s life revolved around Toronto’s St. Stanislaus Kostka Church at Queen and Bathurst. I would be there several times a week for catechism...

9 Spiritual Christmas Questions

9 Spiritual Christmas Questions

My husband and I have delivered corporate training programs internationally - oftentimes addressing corporate and personal blindspots. As external consultants to many corporations, we help clients see what they sometimes can't see because they are in the thick of it....

The Root and the Shoot

The Root and the Shoot

Something happens to a writer who leaves the utopia of freelance writing and exchanges it for a year in the Chicago Loop. My apartment was two blocks from Temple Shalom, the epicenter of the Jewish neighborhood of Chicago. I felt our Jewish roots every day when I...

A skewed view of stay-at-home motherhood

A skewed view of stay-at-home motherhood

There I was, bleary-eyed after another night of round-the-clock feedings and struggling to balance the morning's newspaper on my lap as I nursed two squirming infants, when I read the latest rap on stay-at-home mothers. It came courtesy of a new U.S. Census Bureau...

Top Ten Table Manners

Top Ten Table Manners

Good table manners aren’t just about making your mother happy. Whether we care to acknowledge it or not, how we eat is an outward sign of our inner personality and character. By teaching table manners early and often, they’ll become second nature. Has your family...

The Gift of Faith: A gift for my daughters

The Gift of Faith: A gift for my daughters

Advent marks a new beginning for the Church. A new calendar year. A new season of awaiting the birth of our Saviour. With all of the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations, there is the inevitable attention to gifts and what will Santa bring this year. My...

Don’t Miss Grace Filled November

Don’t Miss Grace Filled November

When fall arrives I often think about how important it is to reflect on significance of November. At the beginning of November we celebrate All Saints Day and All Souls Day and Remembrance Day follows soon thereafter. These three days remind Catholics to be united in...

New Traditions are Hard to Start

New Traditions are Hard to Start

By the time my husband John and I were married four years we had two children. One thing we struggled with over the years was merging our different backgrounds to create our own family traditions. For instance, how to celebrate a birthday. I have my own ideas about...

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