News & Events
Mar 27, 2017
As we tend to define ourselves by ‘what we do’, how are we to define ourselves after retirement? If we look through the lens of Scripture it is possible to understand the value of this stage of our lives, a point beautifully illustrated in the Catholic Faith Exploration (CaFE) DVD Series Beloved Disciples.
Mar 27, 2017
An Irish Blessing
On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Our Lady of the Rosary parish in Langford held its first St. Patrick’s Day party.
Mar 24, 2017
Twenty-five years of the Stations of the Cross
This year will mark 25 years that I have led the Stations of the Cross up Mt. Tzouhalem in Duncan.
Twenty-four years ago when our children were aged 13, 12 and 9, I asked Fr. John Cardo, then-pastor at St. Edwards, “Would you mind if we led a ‘Stations of the Cross’ experience on Mt. Tzouhalem?” He responded, “Go for it.”
Mar 18, 2017
Food for thought
On Friday, February 24, 2017 the Development and Peace and Social and Eco Justice Committees of Holy Cross Parish hosted a 99 and 1 dinner event. The evening included a presentation by Sr. Marina Smith SSA, and highlighted both the economic disparity between developing and developed countries, as well as the important work of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (‘D&P’).