Some might call football the beautiful game, but if beauty is in the eye of the beholder not all of what we’re seeing looks beautiful. As the FIFA World Cup 2018 gets underway, we see two polar responses: some dismiss sports as merely a game, while others worship in the football arena, as though it […]

Rood at StJames

A few weeks after I had defended my PhD and graduated from the University of British Columbia, I bought a ticket to Barcelona. I had heard of many people having amazing experiences on the nearly 500 miles long Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route that gained popularity in the middle ages as a safer alternative to […]

thomas merton

Review by The Revd. Lucy Price Thomas Merton was a Trappist Monk known as Fr. Louis who lived between 1915 and 1968; Merton was an incredible writer and many revere him as a great spiritual master.[1]  “And now my whole being breathes the wind which blows through the belfry, and my hand is on the […]

Blog and Icons by Andre Prevost, Iconographer. Some have known their ‘path’ from an early age, and followed through on their plan. For others with limited resources, unable to pursue original goals, it left them to work through uncharted waters in trust. I was in that second category. I may not have known where I […]

Author:  Rev. Dr. Victoria Marie is priest/pastor of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Tonantzin Community Society and co-founder of the Vancouver Catholic Worker (Samaritan House). Two streams of thought intertwined with my reflections on the non-violent direct action taken by several faith leaders on April 20th, 2018 at the east and west gates of Kinder […]