Weekly Reflections
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Finding God in Places We Would Never Expect

Fr. Maurice Restivo – In this Gospel, Mark uses a literary technique called the “Markan Sandwich”. One parable is split and stuffed with something in between … just like a sandwich. The story of Jairus’ daughter is at the beginning and the end of the gospel and the story of the woman who touches Jesus’…

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Fr. Maurice Restivo – Homily for the 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Maurice Restivo – Many things have happened this month and we are only part way through. There was the Truth & Reconciliation Report on Residential Schools; the shooting of 9 people by a white gunmen motivated by racial bias; the Carousel of Nations in Windsor brings us an assortment of ethnic foods to eat;…

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June 28th, 2015

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From The Pastors Desk . . .

July 2015

As a little boy, I prided myself on being good. My parents tried long and hard to have children. My mother had to have two surgeries in order to become pregnant; then she had two miscarriages, followed by a son who died the day he was born. Then a year-and-a-half later I was born. From…

June 28th, 2015

Just before sitting down to write this I was with a dying man. I got back to my office and looked at the readings. The Book of Wisdom states: “God did not make death, and he does not delight in the death of the living.” Any of us who have experienced the death of a…