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Vol. 92 No. 19 October 29, 2014

Hundreds gathered Oct. 27 for a solemn ceremonial changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Uknown Soldier where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was senselessly gunned down Oct 22. the entire base of the National War Memorial is surrounded by thousands of flowers, wreaths and messages

Hundreds gathered Oct. 27 for a solemn ceremonial changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Uknown Soldier where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was senselessly gunned down Oct 22. the entire base of the National War Memorial is surrounded by thousands of flowers, wreaths and messages (Schmitz photo)


This Week

Openness needed

“This is a time of profound national sadness for all Canadians,” said Gatineau Archbishop Paul-André Durocher Oct. 24 in response to the attacks in Ottawa Oct. 22 and in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., Oct. 20. Openness, trust and sharing are ever more essential between our faith communities, he said. — page 5

Musical journeys

The stories of musicians and musical groups have become prime movie subjects in recent years, inspiring both dramas and documentaries, writes Gerald Schmitz. Two films that wowed at Sundance are set for general release: Whiplash, and Rudderless. — page 9

Light within light

This week the Prairie Messenger welcomes columnist Stephen T. Berg and Porch Light. — page 13

Faith

In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Fatherless at the depth of our being is a deep hunger in today’s world

Liturgy and Life

Leah Perrault

By Leah Perrault

This is the Temple . . . that changes the world

Questioning Faith

By Mary Marrocco

Why is everybody always rushing?

Commentary

Porch Light

Stephen T. Berg

Stephen T. Berg

"Light within Light"




Around the Kitchen Table

Maureen weber

"October"

Arts and Culture

Screenings and Meanings:

Films tell of musical journeys that test the soul Screenings and Meanings - Films tell of musical journeys that test the soul

Brazil Mission film continues legacy

Gerald Schmitz
Brazil 50 Postcard

CNS Movie Reviews


CNS Movie Reviews - John Wick

Books:

EAGER TO LOVE by Richard Rohr

Meditation:

Mignon Mclaughlin

Poetry:

Marilyn Paul