You are Earth
by Alice Matisz
“You are earth and unto earth you shall return.”
I recently read the above riff on a familiar Ash Wednesday refrain. It reminded me of Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si’”
The Power of Speech
Fr. Derek Remus - Homily for the Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time
One of the greatest gifts that God has given us is the power of speech. Through our speech, we can praise God, communicate the truth, promote peace, and encourage others to pursue what is good. Read More...
by Richard Burke
It seems I’ve been grappling with information-misinformation-disinformation most of my adult life. These days, the fight over the three forms is rampant. Read more....
Our Lady of the Cape pilgrim tour was graciously welcomed in 12 parishes, 6 schools and many other sites within our Diocese. Prayers, veneration, Masses, testimonies and talks blessed each day of the visit. Many were touched, changed, and renewed by this beautiful devotion to the Queen of Canada.
Read never-before shared stories, photos, and testimonies from the Our Lady of the Cape's pilgrimage in Calgary & Canmore highlighted in Faithfully last Monday.
Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate
View the ordination here
Chris Moraes (President of the Serra Club of Calgary for Vocations) sat down with Santiago at his home parish of St. Bonaventure to ask him about his vocation journey and his upcoming Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate. Get to know our newest Transitional Deacon.
New podcasts featuring Fr. Cristino
This week in "Up Front with the Archbishop" podcast, Jenny Connelly and Archbishop Richard Smith sit down with Fr. Cristino Bouvette to talk about the legacy of the Canadian residential schools within his family, the Church's relationship with Indigenous people, and his perspective on the past year as an Indigenous Catholic priest. In the second part of the interview, they discuss reactions to the news that came out of Kamloops a year ago, remaining Catholic in the midst of scandals, and hopes for the upcoming papal visit to Canada.
Links to the podcasts: