Convivium’s Editor in Chief Father Raymond de Souza says pressure to tax churches misunderstands the distinction between Heaven and the State.
Convivium brings you news, commentary and research on issues affecting daily life for Canadians of all faiths.
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Convivium’s Rachel DeBruyn went to an Ottawa production of Godspell expecting to experience Jesus. She did, but not before being challenged with the very contemporary questions of the Gospel.
Cardus Family has unearthed a startling new statistic: fewer than two-thirds of Canadian children now have married parents. Program director Andrea Mrozek and senior researcher Peter Jon Mitchell tell Convivium how they discovered the number, and what it means for Canadian family life.
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: email@example.com.
Where do you see evidence of the transcendent in your midst? Today author and photographer Rebekah Ann Lamb invites us to see through her sacred lens.
The keeper of the hill, the shelter - who hides us from the storms of the seasons? Credit: Sam Burriss
The promise of growth, new life, the stretch for sunlight serve as signs of the sacred to come. Credit: Craig Whitehead
Millions of Canadians live their faith through everyday acts. Voices From the Crowd seeks to stitch those stories together. Submissions welcomed for consideration: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shyly silent before non-believing friends, Tricia Friesen Reed’s heart is filled with the God of love of who burns in anger at the world’s injustice, and dies to heal it.
"I learned my lesson on a warm September evening 10 years ago, and I hope and pray that I will never again raise my hand in anger against another being made in the image of God."
Anika Barlow and her neighbour are both sojourners. Her neighbour has taughter her how to say "Welcome" from wherever she stands.