Irritating isn't it? The homily the priest gives hits home and he cites the book and author. Or you tune into CBC's Tapestry Sunday afternoon and host Mary Hyne's interview with a spiritual author stops you in your tracks.
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Perhaps booking flights or taking an expensive excursion to distant locales is not in your summer budget. Or maybe you just want to enjoy a more faith-filled holiday.
You would love to take a trip somewhere nice but you don't have the time, right? However, it's best to make time because regular holidays are a vital necessity.
A great holiday should bring one peace and tranquility as well as nourish one's body, mind and spirit.
A soldier carries a survivor as he runs on a stretch of the road April 22, two days after an earthquake hit Sichuan province, China.
After winning the Liberal leadership with 80 per cent of the vote, Justin Trudeau could potentially woo some disaffected Catholics back to the Liberal fold, say observers.
Catholics in the Edmonton Archdiocese will have a full week of activities enabling them to participate in the first Week for Life and Family.
VATICAN CITY - Amid rising concerns about corruption and mismanagement in the central administration of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis named an international panel of cardinals to advise him on the reform of the Vatican bureaucracy.
When words fall short of expressing what is beautiful, music can rise to the occasion.
Parents evangelize their children through "the natural dialogue" they have with their offspring and by embodying Gospel love in their daily words and actions, says the archdiocese's assistant director of family and life.