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Vol. 92 No. 34 February 18, 2015

Snow in PEI

Weather continues to make news across Canada. Here a woman shovels snow around a car Feb. 16 after a winter storm hit Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. (CNS photo/Nathan Rochford, Reuters)


This Week


Oscar time

The annual Academy Award ritual attracts the largest global audience for any film-related event, says Gerald Schmitz. He gives his predictions, and talks about a couple of Oscar snubs.

Remembering Romero

On Feb. 3, Pope Francis signed a decree recognizing as martyrdom the March 24, 1980, assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero. Two editorials which were written by Andrew Britz, OSB, provide background to this important development.

Dark side of history

The Canadian establishment has begun to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Sir John A. Macdonald’s birth in 1815. But there is a darker story here about the man often considered to be the father of Confederation, writes Dennis Gruending.

Faith

In Exile

 

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Daydreams

Liturgy and Life

 

By Marie-Louise Ternier-Gommers

Second Sunday of Lent, March 1, 2015

Breaking Open the Ordinary

Sandy Prather

By Sandy Prather

Lent 2015

Questioning Faith

 

Mary Marrocco

By Mary Marrocco

Climbing up through Lent

Commentary

Remembering Romero

By Andrew Britz, OSB

Oscar Romero

Arts and Culture

Screenings and Meanings: Oscar preview

Gerald Schmitz

CNS movie highlights

Fifty Shades of GreyFifty Shades of Grey

Lyrics and Life

Boys Don't Cry

Poetry

Michael DallaireDesign Pics photo

Meditation

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson

It's cold

Eva KrawchukEva Krawchuk