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Vol. 93 No. 30 January 20, 2016

Pope Francis visits the main synagogue in Rome Jan. 17. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis visits the main synagogue in Rome Jan. 17. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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This Week

A different tune

Finding a way to repurpose an old upright piano is a more useful metaphor for the new year than the cliche of “starting from scratch,” writes Gerry Turcotte.

Formidable film features

Among movies to take note of early in the new year is The Revenant, filmed mostly in Canada and starring Leonardo DiCaprio. It has received 12 Academy Award nominations.

Holding tension

We live trying to balance a tension of opposites within, writes Cedric Speyer in Outlooks from the Inner Life. But how do we successfully achieve that balance?

Music for liturgy

This week’s Prairie Messenger features music selections for liturgy from Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10, to the Second Sunday of Easter, April 3.


In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Letting our souls catch up

Liturgy and Life

By Lorette Noble

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: January 31, 2016

Both Lungs

By Brent Kostyniuk

Sister Petronella Dybka's contributions to generations of children


Arts and Culture