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Why we fight

Why we fight

October 1, 2019 at 3:43 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Andrew Whitman One of the first action movies my father let me watch with him was Commando, with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Classic action film. I’ve since wondered what it is in me that roots for a man, single-handedly taking down no less than 81 people (according to www.moviebodycount.com). Or what is it that, from the core of my being, cheers the instant some bully in an ‘instant karma’ video discovers he’s just provokedRead More

Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

July 23, 2019 at 10:28 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Zibby Jonczyk I have heard lately few people complaining that we are almost half way through the summer and have not really had a real summer yet. Most of us cannot wait for the nice sunny weather to come so that we can all do the things we dream of during the winter months. Most of us love the sun. There is something about it that lifts our souls and makes usRead More

Notre-Dame Cathedral a monument to faith

May 28, 2019 at 8:31 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Z. Gracjan Burkiciak On April 15 the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris caught fire, destroying the Spire and the oak frame and the lead roof. The main structure was intact. Firefighters saved the façade towers, walls, buttresses and stained glass windows. The Great Organ with 8,000 pipes built by François Thierry in 1800 century was also saved but sustained water damage. Because of the ongoing renovations, the copper statues on the Spire hadRead More

Forgiveness can be better than a cleansing quarrel

Forgiveness can be better than a cleansing quarrel

May 14, 2019 at 10:44 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Marcin Rosinski I do not know about you, but forgiveness is not easy for me. It is much easier to sulk, shout in anger or not talk to the other person for a few hours (although for some it is not true, their limit is probably 20 minutes, because somehow they cannot remain silent – then the phase of a cleansing quarrel follows). Anyway, it’s much easier to get mad straight away,Read More

Too much stress? Here are five ideas to help you relax.

Too much stress? Here are five ideas to help you relax.

April 30, 2019 at 2:23 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Marcin Rosinski Are you experiencing too much stress, tension and are constantly chasing after something? For a better version of yourself at work, at home and in your everyday battle rhythm, allow yourself time to relax. Regardless of whether our tension comes from a greater issue or from everyday stress, we should all practice helpful relaxing techniques. There are a lot of them, so everyone should use the ones that suit himRead More

A prayer for Lent

A prayer for Lent

April 9, 2019 at 2:21 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Jacques Tremblay We are in the season of Lent, a period of 40 days extending from Ash Wednesday to Easter Eve, mostly observed as a time of fasting and penitence. This is also a time to invite everyone to become better, in order to be ready for Easter. There are many ways to improve ourselves, one way is by prayer, which can take many forms. Here is a beautiful prayer attributed toRead More