Convivium book review editor Richard Bastien surveys the works of the great G.K. and concludes that true sanity lies in Chestertonian cheerfulness
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Christine Jones, John Zucchi, and Comment magazine editor James K.A. Smith reflect on Pope Francis' first encyclical, Lumen Fidei
In fall 2014, Convivium's community and partnership coordinator, Julia Nethersole, walked Spain's 775 kilometre Camino Francés (The French Way). She followed in the footsteps of her mother, Susan, who had started the trek in June. Though mother and daughter travelled separately, their diaries detail the powerful spiritual union of pilgrimage
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Can we learned from the winged creatures in our midst, attentive to the merest breeze? Do we too possess the same stillness with which to sense the movements of the Spirit?
Anar Rajabali marvels at the vibrant colours of the Okanagan on a summer afternoon, and how her eyes and mind are drawn up.
If we were birds, we would see trees as we often imagine God sees the world, down from above on the creation that grows up to give us places of sanctuary and rest.
Millions of Canadians live their faith through everyday acts. Voices From the Crowd seeks to stitch those stories together. Submissions welcomed for consideration: email@example.com.
Love isn’t just a matter of singing at the party, writes Voices contributor Karen Esau. It’s about the struggle to share understanding and forgiveness with those all the languages of a whole new life.
In the aftermath of war’s horrors and accidental tragedy, Saskatchewan writer Leah Perrault finds warmth in the God who grieves with us.
Rev. Marie-Louise Ternier, rector of All Saints Anglican and Redeemer Lutheran in Watrous Saskatchewan, reflects on the need to turn to church when tragedy shatters the world into a million pieces.