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Meeting Jesus in the Sacrament of His Mercy

February 1, 2018 - 11:04am
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Fr. Marcin Serwin spoke about "Sin and Confession" at Theology on Tap West on January 15, hosted by Faith Connections and the Office of Catholic Youth. Here, a young adult shares her experience of the evening:

What comes to your mind when you think of the word "confession"? An excitement and pure joy of telling someone about your transgressions? Probably not. If you are like me, you might have unpleasant feelings of guilt and embarrassment, being reminded of your faults and parts of yourself that you want to hide.

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O come let us adore...

December 19, 2017 - 1:27pm
image/jpeg iconFC-Christmas-Card-2017.jpg Wishing you all the grace, hope and joy of this holy season.
We look forward to connecting with you in the new year!

 
Happy Advent and merry Christmas,
Sr. Mechtilde, Kataryna, Rob, Jean, Leanne

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Fake News, Faith in News, and Your Part in the News Cycle

December 19, 2017 - 1:09pm
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Last year’s U.S. presidential election saw the emergence of an intriguing phenomenon: fake news.

While false stories are not new in the history of politics and news reporting, the fabrications that emerged from mysterious sources during the course of the electoral process gained significant attention due to the viral power of social media and the polarizing nature of the major-party candidates. With the help of Dr. Joyce Smith, associate professor of journalism at Ryerson University, the November 27 Theology on Tap in downtown Toronto unpacked a very pertinent question: of the myriad information we come across, what is true, and how can we draw on our Catholic faith to help us navigate the landscape?

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