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When We Live For Him

by Sherley Vo Growing up, my parents always made sure that we knew they loved us and were proud of us, and I made the effort to keep it that way. My parents were faithful so naturally, I grew up in the church community and was very

Jesus I Trust in You

  By: Kate Corrigan   My five years of university can be summed up with the famous quote, “Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm.” Attending a university with little to no Catholic presence meant I was constantly challenged in my faith.

Burning Desire Revealed

By: Adriana Viale. My four year undergrad was spent at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia.  There was no CCO presence on my campus, but there was a catholic student community that was fairly active.  Even though the closest CCO campus was two hours away in

Discovering the God Who Draws Near to Us

by Alisa Valks Although I grew up in a Catholic household, I would say that eight months ago God seemed untouchable to me.  I believed that someone had to be perfect to have access to Him. This lead me to believe that when I left church, I

Teaching His Love

By: Stephanie Dresch. I have always wanted to be a teacher. Growing up, there were a few teachers that I looked up to greatly and each of them had one thing in common: they had a huge impact on their students’ lives. These teachers not only taught

Who Will Deliver Your Call?

My call to being a missionary runs parallel with my conversion. The final wall that I had constructed between myself and Christ was committing myself to evangelization. We live in a culture that says religion is fine so long as you keep it within the confines of

Education: A Vital Connection

By Derrick Kunz My children see their teachers every weekday more than they see me. Having a teacher that feeds their spiritual thirst and curiosity is not just reassuring, it’s vital to their Catholic upbringing. At meet the teacher night last fall, I knew my daughter was

Healing People With His Love

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted a career that would “help people.”  Over the course of my lifetime, this vague career goal manifested itself in many different ways. From grade eight until my second year of university; I seriously considered about ten different

The Ultimate Relationship: Priests Can Use It Too

I learned that CCO would be holding an Impact mission in Calgary when I was serving a pastoral year of internship there as a seminarian in St. Bonaventure Parish. I had first encountered the movement in 2005 through a Rise Up conference, but I had little other

The Voice of A Father – Cultivating Virtuous Leadership

I have spent close to 20 years in the personal and professional study of leadership. And believe me there is a lot written about it. There are over 479 million hits on Google using the keyword leadership. On Amazon.com there are presently 121,231 books you could order