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A film suggestion for Lent

A film suggestion for Lent

March 19, 2019 at 9:55 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Jacques Tremblay We are currently in the period of Lent. This is a preparation time for Easter. Every year, in order to help us get into the spirit of Easter, religious films about the life of Christ are broadcast on television. I would like to suggest to you one specific movie for this year: The Passion of the Christ. The Passion of the Christ is a movie that shows the final 12Read More

Parent, teenager, smartphone.  Hostile trio or chance?

Parent, teenager, smartphone. Hostile trio or chance?

March 12, 2019 at 10:08 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Marcin Rosinski Is technology guilty of everything? Parents of today’s teenagers have the ease to diagnose the causes of educational failures that no generation had before. Technology is the fault for all, and smartphones are responsible for all evil. Because of them, children stay in their rooms, do not play sports and fail at school. Also, they do not want to talk to adults. Are those fair statements? I’m not saying thatRead More

Padre Willis

Come Together

February 26, 2019 at 2:35 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Christopher Willis “Come Together” is one of my favorite Beatles tunes. It is of the utmost importance to our mission that we come together as a Wing, but that certainly has its challenges. And though Lennon belted out this harmonious tune with the other Beatles in tow, they had their challenges in coming together too! Most of us are both good and bad at maintaining unity. One of the great challenges inRead More

Treaty Days: a brief lesson in social studies and Canadian history

July 24, 2018 at 10:00 am

Padre Zibby Jonczyk, Chaplain’s Corner On the weekend of July 13-15 Cold Lake First Nations held their annual Treaty Days event at the English Bay Treaty grounds. This event, which brings together hundreds and even thousands of people, is filled with cultural activities, traditional games, competitions and good food. It gives participants an opportunity to learn and have fun while socializing with our friends and neighbours. Treaty Days celebrated in Cold Lake commemorate the signingRead More

Respect – in and outside the CAF

Respect – in and outside the CAF

May 22, 2018 at 12:19 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Zibby Jonczyk Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend the “Respect in the CAF” workshop. The training focused on promoting respect, and on creating awareness and understanding of harmful and inappropriate sexual behaviour. Our facilitators walked us through scenarios where inappropriate sexual behaviours were displayed, and through discussion led us from recognizing harmful behaviours to knowing how to respond to those situations. The idea is to promote discussion that can lead toRead More