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Being "Missionary": Kevin Darwent

In the summer of 2009 I went on a mission project put on by Catholic Christian Outreach called Impact. The purpose of this mission project was to lead people into a personal relationship with Our Lord Jesus. As the summer progressed I had the opportunity to share

An Abundance of Love: Amy Boskill

I had just gotten back from doing NET in Ireland and was leaving in a week to go to Holland for a mission trip when I decided to head to a night of Eucharistic Adoration at one of the local parishes. While there I ran into a good

A Journey Home

My name is Denae Pellerin and I was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I was baptized Catholic, received my First Communion and Confirmation, but I have never truly developed a passion for my Catholic Faith until this year.  I had a dream as a young girl to be

Saskatoon Core Team 2013-14

Core Team 2013/2014 The Core Team is a group of students that become an executive body for the movement here in Saskatoon. They are responsible to meet weekly to organize and execute the many operations (surveys, events, etc.) that CCO offers on campus. These people are the key

The Moment I've Been Waiting For

By André Regnier “The moment has come” These words of Blessed John Paul II came to mind when Pope Benedict XVI announced the upcoming synod on the new evangelization.  I was filled with anticipation and hope that the Church would embrace her missionary nature. Today, we need

The Hardest Part About Going To Rome

By André Regnier This morning I was captured by the beauty and power of the Gospel.  All is rubbish compared to the knowledge of Christ.  I pray that my motivation and my desire would always come from this place of knowledge. Unfortunately often my desires are disordered,

Canada Arise!

By André Regnier While at dinner with Archbishop Lacroix the other night, he looked me in the eye and he said with great conviction, “Now is the time for the new evangelization”.  He meant right now, not later.  Today I saw the Archbishop in the synod hall

Encouragement for CCO Grads

“We are unprofitable servants.  We have done what we were obliged to do” (Luke 17:10).  We all know what great joy it is to live in a personal relationship with Jesus and we share our faith and lead faith studies, not because we are particularly good at

My Life Was Changed Forever

Hi! My name is Annie Flaherty, I’m a fourth year graduate student from Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia. I’m 21 years old. I’m originally from Toronto, Ontario. I have two younger brothers. My background is in English and Theatre Studies so I’m very passionate about the performing

Sharing the Truth About Love

by Kendra Chisolm Last may, my friend updated her Facebook status, expressing her frustration towards a law regarding contraception and religious convictions. I immediately, and passionately, typed a lengthy paragraph addressing the issue in a way that I thought was logical, in hopes that she would see