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  • Introduction to Spiritual Conversation - Fr. John Sardis, SJ

    How can we listen, truly listen, even to those we might disagree with? Spiritual conversation is one way to come together in the Holy Spirit to discern resolutions or ways forward, even when we encounter difficulty and disagreement. In the words of Fr. Sardis, paraphrasing Karl Wagner, each of us is a little word of God, a letter in God's alphabet which, together, spells something of value.

    Uploaded Oct 13, 2023
  • Spiritual Conversation - Synod10:28 Spiritual Conversation Method

    Perhaps lost among the many preparation documents for the Synod on Synodality, was a proposed method for synodal gatherings - the Spiritual Conversation method. The method proposes a way of listening to the Holy Spirit and each other in a format where each can truly be heard. For parishes who didn't practice this way of gathering, it is a lost opportunity, a way of doing and being "Church" beyond the synod. Be encouraged to use this video to help your parish transform how we speak and listen to each other, from the heart, as People of God.

    Uploaded Feb 15, 2023
  • How to Live this Lent for Others - Fr. Mike Schmitz

    Wondering what your prayer, fasting or alms-giving should look like this Lent? Listen to Fr. Mike talk about moving from discipline to generosity, and focusing your Lenten practice on God!

    Uploaded Mar 08, 2022
  • CHABC Webinar - Care in a Time of Pandemic & Caring for Ourselves when we care for others

    In place of their annual conference, the Catholic Health Association of B.C. (CHABC) hosted this webinar to offer two presenters speaking to the impact of the pandemic and restrictions on each of us and how we can more intentionally extend compassion and care to ourselves and others.

    Care in a Time of Pandemic - Dr. John Swinton
    Caring for Ourselves when we care for others - Michelle O'Rourke.

    Uploaded Dec 08, 2021
  • Why Surrender Is Actually So Difficult - Mari Pablo

    When we face trials, temptations, or hard times, we often receive advice to “offer it up” or “give it to God.” But what does that actually look like? Where do we begin that process? Maybe there is no concrete “how-to guide”, but we can start by doing two simple things.

    Uploaded Mar 30, 2021
  • Easter Vigil

    The most beautiful and solemn celebration of the year, Easter Vigil Mass is full of symbols which lead us into a deeper intimacy and understanding of God and his loving plan for us. Set to music, enjoy this synopsis of the liturgy intended to draw you into the sights and sounds of Easter Vigil.

    Uploaded Mar 30, 2021
  • The Triduum: Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Vigil - from Breaking in the Habit

    Fr. Casey, a young priest and Franciscan friar, walks us through the highlights of the Easter Triduum. For people, especially young people, who haven't experienced the Mass from Holy Thursday through Easter Vigil, or would like to see how it all works together to become the "Greatest Show On Earth". See Fr. Casey's Youtube channel Breaking in the Habit for much, much more.

    Uploaded Mar 30, 2021
  • The Perfection of Imperfection - Doug Tooke

    With his own brand of humour, Doug helps us look candidly at the difference between seeking perfection and striving to be perfect as God is perfect.

    Uploaded Mar 12, 2021
  • God's Chisel - The Skit Guys

    A heartfelt expression of God's love for us.

    Uploaded Mar 12, 2021
  • Christmas with The Chosen

    If the family is planning a little binge-watching during this pandemic Christmas break, consider The Chosen - a now multi-season series based on the life of Christ. Find the series in your TV's streaming service, or on the Youtube channel at

    Uploaded Dec 23, 2020
  • Introduction to Advent - Brother Francis

    The first of a series of daily Advent stories for your young children. Other Brother Francis offerings include videos on the Mass and each of the Sacraments.

    Uploaded Dec 21, 2020
  • The Christmas Story

    Somebody drop the mic. Hear Luke describe the Christmas story through this 4-year-old. One more reason to make bedtime prayer and Bible story-time a priority.

    Uploaded Dec 21, 2020