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Experiences in India Far Exceed Dustin's Expectations

A team of 8 CCO missionaries from across Canada, including myself and also two supporters from Ottawa took the first half of June to stay in India for 10 days.  We met the leadership and trained students of a movement called “Jesus Youth”.  Jesus Youth is an

Check out the Top Five quotes from Lumen Fidei from CCO Foundress Angele Regnier

Haven’t had time to read Pope Francis’ first encyclical, Lumen Fidei? No worries, CCO foundress Angele Regnier had it read within a day of its release, and has kindly provided five great lines to whet your appetite. Number One Believing means entrusting oneself to a merciful love

Called to Change the World: Michelle Buisse

I always had a desire to change the world. I did a political science degree because I felt knowing how the world works would help me change it. I had serious dreams of winning the Nobel Peace Prize one day. Now, I know that God always knew

Matt's Change of Heart, Changed His Life

By Matt Sardinha When I was asked to write about what God has done for me during the summer months, I honestly had no idea what I was going to write. My life has not changed that much, I have not had questions about the veracity of

Could Man Live By Sloppy Joes Alone?

“Sloppy Joes! Sloppy Joes!” was being chanted loudly by the kids as I brought out the white Ikea plate on which was enthroned a simple piece of bread, topped with the chunky, meaty sauce from last night’s spaghetti. I recently heard the Bible verse, “Man does not

Equipping the Called: Elizabeth Tobin

  I always wanted to be a teacher when I grew up. I mean always. My grade six teacher used to make fun of me for it. I don’t remember a time when that wasn’t what I was striving for. That is until 2007 when I was

Who Would Be the Faces on a Catholic Mt. Rushmore?

“Don’t ever let me catch you complimenting my children or my wife; I will be horribly offended”. Could you ever imagine someone saying something like that? My family is my pride and joy; my children never cease to amaze me with their personalities, and their growth in

Things Started Falling Into Place When Darren Started Trusting God

This summer has been all about change for me – graduating from university, moving to a new city, starting a new job, and just finding myself in a whole new environment. This was the perfect opportunity for a fresh start to my faith life. The last few

A Son of Saskatchewan is Coming Home

Hi I’m Dustin Greenwald. I grew up on a farm near Wilkie, SK in a family of 5 kids. I’m the second youngest. I went to school at the University of Saskatchewan and graduated with a Bachelor of Education in 2008. I started working for CCO the

Maybe You Should Watch That Movie Again…

Lots of people barf in the dark, late at night, in their beds. Do you know how inconvenient it would be if you couldn’t flick on a light to deal with it? I can’t imagine, in the midst of the crisis, having to break out a candle