Causes of Deconstruction?

Is deconstruction a scary word? Or is it a necessary and normal part of faith. Here’s a blog post on the topic.   Deconstruction is so hot right now that white thought leaders are finding ways to monetize it, and fundamentalists are finding ways to malign...

An Advent Reflection

2000 years of patriarchy have undoubtedly diminished the powerful words of the two women in our readings. Today we will centre one, a voice that comes to us in the form of a song. “Magnificat anima mea Dominum.” It sure sounds better in Latin. Mary’s Song, or the...

Epiphany: Christmas for Christians

January 6th is Epiphany. Most people don’t have any connection to the day because it’s not your typical Hallmark event. If you don’t follow any liturgical traditions then you’ve probably overlooked Epiphany. Until the forth century there was no...
Ask for New

Ask for New

Most nativity scenes come with the usual suspects: baby Jesus, manger, donkey, Joseph, Mary, 3 wise men, a shepherd or too, etc. Most all nativity scenes are probably inaccurate. Among others, we know that the wise men weren’t present, they encounter Jesus when...
Hero’s of a Different Kind

Hero’s of a Different Kind

In the final instalment of our Values Series, we wrapped it all together with a story. Not just any story, but one where you’re the main protagonist. Of all the stories in the world you can fit them into 7 different plots: rags to riches, the quest, overcoming...