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February 23, 2018

A Sign of Contradiction - Every year since I’ve been ordained a priest I’ve tried to spend a week at a Trappist monastery.  I love these monastic experiences because they offer time to retreat from the world and enter into a very different rhythm of life.  The monks allow visitors to join them for prayer, and even encourage those on retrea...

February 16, 2018

When you think of the season of Lent, what do you think of?  Lent is a penitential season, a time to repent from our sins and to increase in our life of virtue.  My big problem with Lent is that it is often perceived as a kind of dark season.  After all we use ashes to get us started, and we are reminded of our death: “remember that you ar...

February 9, 2018

The season of Lent begins this Wednesday, and we have much happening in our parish to make this Lent a time of renewal.  I like to think of Lent as a time of preparation for Easter.  It’s almost like preparing for a very exciting motorcycle trip, there are things that I need to do to prepare my motorcycle and myself for those exciting trip...

February 9, 2018

I am my mother’s daughter. My family will sometimes call me T. Way, when I sound or act like my father – worrying about everything. But I am very much like my mother too. She had numerous admirable qualities, making the raising of seven children appear effortless. Unfortunately, those qualities I did not inherit.

If you were sick, in a hous...

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 St. Mary's and the Missions Parish

tel: 519-376-0778 

554-15th Street East

Owen Sound, Ontario

N4K 1X3