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They Didn't Even Eat my Salad

By Eric Myatt Last fall I invited over a dozen people to a program at my parish designed to reach those who don’t go to church. I was psyched to give people I know who have wandered away from faith a chance to have another look at

One Good Reason To Be Distracted At Mass

A few weeks back I found myself at Sunday mass without my wife and four kids. It worked out better for the family that we go at different Mass times. It was a rare treat to be in the pew without the distraction of kids and I

I Thought I Was Doing What the Pope Wanted, Until I Read This

by Eric Myatt Recently Catholic Christian Outreach developed a new 10-year plan. We’re hoping that all our staff, students, alumni, and benefactors can be a part of it. The headline reads: “Be protagonists in the mission of proclaiming Jesus clearly and simply.” After the big reveal, it

When I Decide to Wake Up For Prayer

The most important hour of my day is before the sun rises. It’s not the hour when my 9 month old wakes us up. It’s not the hour when my toddler wants help going to the bathroom. It’s the hour when I get up to pray. Being

How Can Fear Be Overcome?

I was in court recently. It all started eighteen months ago. I walked out my front door with a large saw in my hand. Don’t worry – I wasn’t the defendant in my court appearance. There were just a few tree branches in my backyard beginning to

Leadership Books

by Eric Chow CCO Directors seem to always be in meetings. In a recent meeting we began to discuss the need for good leadership resources and books. Being a group of leaders, I began to hear the thought-gears turning. We started looking for that magical “first” book

Rooted In My Father's Love

By Eric Chow One of my favorite memories growing up was going fishing with my dad. We would get up early to load the boat then head out into open waters. Thinking about that tiny little boat I’m surprised that I never felt afraid or anxious! I

The Long Road

By: Joshua Hrynchyshyn. My journey with CCO began in my first year of university when I first met Andre Regnier. I wish I could say that when I met him I instantly wanted to become a CCO Missionary, but my journey is not as simple as that.

"Do You Know That Person?"

By Eric Myatt When asked this question about a friend, I never imagined myself saying anything other than “Yes”. Yes, I’ve met them. Yes, I know their name. Yes, they invited me to play Candy Crush once. But recently I’m hesitant to say that I really know