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November 29, 2019

Examen Prayer - As we begin a new Liturgical Year, it is a good time to renew our practice of prayer.  One of the best ways to enter into a deeper awareness of God in our lives is through an Examen Prayer.   This prayer comes from St. Ignatius of Loyola and his Spiritual Exercises.  I have modified it slightly for our purposes.  Follow the...

November 22, 2019

The history of philosophy can be divided into three distinct periods: ancient, medieval, and modern.  Each period has a unique focus.  Ancient philosophy focused on the cosmos as the centre of all inquiry, we call it cosmological approach.  In this cosmological approach people saw beauty and wonder in all that surrounded them, and looked f...

November 15, 2019

I have been introducing to all of our parish worshipping communities two prayers that have been presented to the Catholic communities across the world by two very holy Popes. The first comes to us from Pope Pius XI, and it is entitled: “Act of Consecration of the Human Race to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.” While the second prayer comes from...

November 7, 2019

A wise person once told me not to worry about problems which are beyond my capability to solve.  Suppose you have a job that pays well but that does not offer you much satisfaction.  Instead of worrying about it each day, the question you should ask is: “Can I do something about it? Is there a possibility for me to make a change in order t...

November 7, 2019

The month of November begins with two great feasts: All Saints and All Souls.  These feasts point towards the end of our lives and the promise of life in Heaven.  As we come to the end of the Liturgical Year, the Church invites us to reflect on our own mortality and on the reality of death and that which comes after death. These themes cor...

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 St. Mary's and the Missions Parish

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554-15th Street East

Owen Sound, Ontario

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