Posts Tagged Culture

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

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

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

Studies in Ghana Strengthen Dennis' Faith

This summer has been absolutely incredible for my relationship with God. In my community, I have been given the opportunity to take on more of a leadership role, which has led me to develop a different aspect of my faith. What I have realized in my new

How He-Man and Sushi Can Help You Fight Temptation

“By the Beard of Zeus!” I cranked on the motor with my pipe wrench… Nothing. I could almost visualize the $1000 going down the toilet if I couldn’t get this compressor working again. The fine print was so small, and yet, it was about to cost me

The Gospel According to Bon Jovi

I was so exhausted after coming home from work tonight that I barely had enough energy to take off my shoes, collapse on my bed and turn on a 90’s radio station. The first song I heard was “Livin’ on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi. The more

Would You Cross the Whole Country?

Being called to be missionary also comes with a great call to abandonment tothe Lord; abandonment to His will, to His call, to wherever He wants me to go. I will go anywhere you want me to go, do anything you want me to do, say anything you want

Who's Up For Chowbucks?

Last year (2012) CCO Vancouver held a Coffee House, where young adults and students got to showcase their various talents through music, skits, dance, and comedy. It was a great evening of fellowship and there was a lot of great talent! Or so I heard…..I was relegated

A Future Full of Grace and Love

Today is exactly one month until the day I will be entering the Sacrament of Marriage with Timothy Killoran! I am very excited for July 23rd to come for many reasons! Getting married is one of those things you think about your whole life! Many young women