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  • A Place Where Weather Waters Faith

    Peter Menzies

    When late spring rain fell on parched southern Saskatchewan this week, Peter Menzies writes, those who work the land smiled skyward knowing the downpour wasn’t mere water: it was a baptism for summer’s bounty.

  • Building Beyond Bill 21

    Peter Stockland

    Quebec’s law banning public displays of religious symbols has affronted advocates of religious freedom across Canada. But Convivium’s Peter Stockland reports on plans by Montreal Catholics to turn the secularist tide and create strong communities of faith.

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Sacred Spaces

Photography is the art of seeing, which can bring the sacred to light and give pause to reflect, to ponder, to pray. Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

Lighting The Way

June 18, 2019

The lighthouse likely used to light the way for boats seeking refuge.

Different Among the Same

June 18, 2019

Poking out among the crowd, similar to the rest but strikingly different in appearance.

Growing

May 08, 2019

A flower isn't told when to bloom, but does so with grace, capturing the light through its vibrant colour and delicate fragility.  

Voices From the Crowd

Millions of Canadians live their faith through everyday acts. Voices From the Crowd seeks to stitch those stories together. Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

The Word That Gives Birth to Art

Alisha Ruiss

Montreal actor, singer and writer Alisha Ruiss reflects on the way a collaborative event she long dreamed of creating was given flesh by musical theatre artists at the city’s Segal Centre this past spring.

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