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Convivium brings you news, commentary and research on issues affecting daily life for Canadians of all faiths.
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Statue of Limitations

 

Raymond J. de Souza

Convivium editor-in-chief Father Raymond J. de Souza examines what the recent events in Charlottesville have taught us about the role of historical honour and remembrance.  

Convivium editor-in-chief Father Raymond J. de Souza examines what the recent events in Charlottesville have taught us about the role of historical honour and remembrance.  

Summer Sweet

 

Peter Stockland

Today our Convivium Team takes you on a wander through the summer archives of years gone by as Publisher Peter Stockland captures the contradictory reality of our summers. 

Today our Convivium Team takes you on a wander through the summer archives of years gone by as Publisher Peter Stockland captures the contradictory reality of our summers. 

  • Independent Image

    Hannah Marazzi with Gregory Wolfe

    For nearly 30 years, Seattle-based Image journal has striven to combine the beauty of art and the mystery of faith without deferring to what founding editor Greg Wolfe calls “any single tribal group in society.” Convivium’s Hannah Marazzi asked him about the motivation and the struggles of such a venture. 

  • A Love Louder Than Noise

    Marlena Loughheed

    The New York Times and National Post recently discovered the "trend" of young women entering religious orders to become nuns. Marlena Loughheed didn't need to read the news. She listened to her heart, and shares with Convivium why she answered the call to consecrated life.

  • God Beyond Instagram

    Sean Hedley

    Convivium contributor Josh Nadeau wrote this week of the opening to faith available to digital nomads, who roam the world rooted yet untethered.  Today, Calgary lawyer Sean Hedley brings the complement: faith expanding through culture from a fixed place called home.

  • God Promises More

    Peter Stockland with Wally Buono

    Wally Buono defines success in the Canadian Football League. He is the winningest head coach in league history. He has won five Grey Cups as a coach, two more as a player. But the current head coach, general manager and vice-president of football operations for the B.C. Lions is also a devout Christian who says true success is God changing your heart. 

  • The Kingdom In A War Zone

    Hannah Marazzi with Emily Way

    Canadian nurse Emily Way recently returned from Iraq where she worked in a Samaritan’s Purse field hospital near the besieged city of Mosul. She discussed with Convivium’s Hannah Marazzi the impact on faith of treating the wounded and fallen in one of the world’s most brutal war zones.

  • The Might of Modesty

    Tim McCauley

    Father Tim McCauley reflects on questions of human dignity and respect as prompted by ever changing "summer fashions." Do you have a stance, opinion, perspective, or experience that relates to the conversation surrounding modesty? Add your voice to the conversation.  

Thread of 1,000 Stories

Millions of Canadians live their faith through everyday acts. The Thread seeks to stitch those stories together. Submissions welcomed for consideration: thread@faithincanada150.ca.

#152: Changed By Friendship

Kara Brunsting

Led by faith, Joseph Cramer founded the House of Friendship – a place to help those new to Canada, especially Jewish refugees. Grade 8 student Kara Brunsting reflects on his impact on his Canadian community.

#151: Robert McAlister

James Craig

Robert Edward McAlister played a foundational role in the early growth of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC), the nation’s largest Pentecostal denomination. His labours as an evangelist, pastor, organizer, teacher, writer and missions promoter helped the PAOC grow from twenty-seven churches in 1919 to over one thousand today.

Sacred Spaces

Photography is the art of seeing, which can bring the sacred to light and give pause to reflect, to ponder, to pray. Submissions welcomed for consideration: convivium@cardus.ca.

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