“When our heart is good soil which receives the word of God, when “we build up a sweat” in trying to live as Christians, we experience something tremendous: we are never alone, we are part of a family of brothers and sisters, all journeying on the same path: we are part of the Church… Where do we start? Whom do we ask to begin this work? Some people once asked Mother Teresa of Calcutta what needed to change in the Church, and which wall should they start with? They asked her, where is the starting point? And she replied, you and I are the startingRead More →

Prayer of the Consecration of Canada to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary (wherever possible to be recited with the priest) O Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God and Mother of the Church, you have given us the example of a sinless life in Christ Jesus, and now, by our Baptism, we hope one day to share with you fully the glorious freedom of the children of God. You have been our constant companion on our journey through history, in times of peace, conflict, and reconciliation, and especially now when we celebrate a greater sense of our unity and nationhood. With full confidence,Read More →