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International Development - Do it Justice

Truth to Power, Fr Andrew Britz

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Fr Andrew Britz - Rule of Faith

Bush Dweller James Gray OSB

Vol. 94 No. 6 June 22, 2016

Welome Summer (M. Weber photo)

Welome Summer (M. Weber photo)

This Week

Summer Issues

The Prairie Messenger publishes every second week in July and takes a three-week vacation in August. Summer issues are dated: June 29, July 13, July 27, August 24, and August 31.

Beloved spiritual writer

At age 68, Ron Rolheiser, OMI, said recently in an interview with Michael Swan, “I’ve never appreciated life more. I’ve never worked harder. I’ve never enjoyed life more.”

Gun violence

“In the United States, where gun ownership has been elevated into a sacred constitutional principle safeguarding the citizenry’s ‘right to bear arms,’ the toll of daily gun violence has reached pathological levels,” writes Gerald Schmitz. He reviews three documentaries that shed light on the epidemic of gun violence.


In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

The struggle to love our neighbour

Liturgy and Life

By Michael Dougherty

The 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 3, 2016

Questioning Faith

By Mary Marrocco

Parish as community


Arts and Culture