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Going anywhere, from coast to coast

By Eric Myatt, CCO Eastern Regional Director One of CCO’s campus missionaries told me his secret to getting up each morning to pray. He would awaken to his alarm and an all-too-familiar desire to hit the snooze button and roll over. But, instead of that, he trained

The Power of a Story

By Taylor Hyatt Last October 15th, Canada’s Supreme Court heard arguments for the Carter v. Canada assisted suicide case. The judges recommended that any adult with a “grievous and irremediable” health condition causing “enduring and intolerable suffering” should be able to end their life with the help

My Daily Negotiation with Myself

By Eric Chow Every morning l try to be a helpful husband by taking my 4-year-old daughter Eva to school. Otherwise my wife Vanessa would have to take all the kids. This means loading and unloading four little ones into a van, first at home, then at

Bouncy Castles and Church

By Eric Myatt When you hear the word “community”, what comes to mind? I usually picture a community centre with kids running wild in an old gym. I imagine a summer picnic. I’m there with my family. I’m battling the urge to disregard all I know is

How Fishing Led me to the Father's Heart

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

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