Columns

  • Antique collector hopes to open a museum of religious artefacts

    May 20, 2022

    Alain mentors several youths and is a volunteer counsellor at the Gambler Rehab Centre.

  • Mental health conditions: Separating fact from fiction

    May 20, 2022

    One unexpected, albeit encouraging outcome from the COVID-19 pandemic is its role in “normalising” discussions on mental health and placing it at the very fore-front of the health care domain.

  • Love, not excuses, moves things forward

    May 20, 2022

    The excusable doesn’t need to be excused and the inexcusable cannot be excused.

  • War’s deadly distractions

    May 20, 2022

    War is deadly. While this is an obvious fact regarding those who fight, it is less obvious regarding the life and death plight of many non-combatants trapped within battle zones.

  • A fuller confession needed

    May 13, 2022

    Easter is over and I believe fellow Catholics rejoiced in being able to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord as a congregation in the physical splendour of a church.

  • Live it. Love it. Own it.

    May 13, 2022

    Queen of traffic Priscilla Patrick’s thirst for the unknown has taken her to 76 out of 195 countries in the last 25 years.

  • Smoothening rough edges

    May 13, 2022

    Sea glass is fragments of broken glass objects which have been tumbled through the surf, made contact with the sand of the sea bed and the unceasing waves of the sea for such long periods of time that they become opaque and smooth.

  • Chasing Nouwen’s Rembrandt in St Petersburg, Russia

    May 13, 2022

    We pray fervently that God will grant our deepest desires, and when we don’t get what we want, we don’t let go and let God.

  • Spirituality — A place all believers can come together

    May 13, 2022

    Spirituality is related to theology and dogma akin to how an actual game of sports is related to the rule book of that sport.

  • Being outside to find what is truly inside

    Apr 29, 2022

    When public Masses resume, some may not return. The number of Catholics away from church has been growing. Has the pandemic accelerated that number? From a personal experience though, sometimes being outside allows us to see what is truly inside.