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Bible Over Binge

With streaming media technology continuing to advance at such a rapid rate, it seems nothing is spared from its impact. Our kids are no exception. (Continue reading here) Advertisements

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Cashing in With God

Back when I was a kid, I remember it being such a big deal getting a wallet. I would stuff my wallet in my right back pocket just as my Dad did. I pretended I was an adult with my … Continue reading

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Talking with Teens

The other night, my family and I attended a local touch football game at a nearby school field. While watching the game and cheering on the players, we had a chance to connect with other spectators. In speaking with some … Continue reading

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Confirmed & Involved

Over the next several weeks between Easter and Pentecost, Catholic churches will be filled with youths and their loved ones. The young candidates will embark on the latest stage of their personal faith journey. They will receive the sacrament of … Continue reading

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Symbolism in the Bible

When reading the Bible, we come across many objects, people and events that can have multiple meanings and hold great significance. We may notice them on the surface, but inadvertently dismiss their importance or gloss over their symbolism. (Continue reading here)

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Shaping Snowballs

Living in Ottawa, we are blessed to enjoy all four seasons during the year. Each one presents nature’s beauty and offers ample opportunity to appreciate God’s magnificent creation. Take, for example, winter. Despite its sometimes brutally cold weather and frustrating … Continue reading

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Evangelizing in the Neighborhood

Back in the fall, I described how my wife and I were settling into our new family home with our three little kids. I wrote about how I saw this as an opportunity for evangelization, figuring I’d be able to … Continue reading

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