How do other churches express stewardship?

Recently I was doing some research for a presentation for Stewardship Day. The preparation required me to explore churches of many denominations and how they approached stewardship … Read More

A mother’s reflection on first Communion

The month of May ushers in beautiful spring weather and celebrations such as Mother’s Day, first Communion and school and college graduations. Recently, my eldest son made … Read More

What Catholics believe about angels

I’d like to speak to you a bit about angels. Yes, angels, those spiritual creatures that watch over us and serve God our creator. I’d like to … Read More

Don’t just admire Jesus, follow him

Who doesn’t want to be loved, respected and admired? We have all gone through a phase where the admiration of our family and friends was incredibly important … Read More

A senior priest reflects on reconciliation

Editor’s note: The Compass felt Lent might be a time to explore the sacrament of reconciliation through the eyes of some of our diocesan priests. We asked … Read More

How I prepare for my own confession

Editor’s note: The Compass asked several priests about their experiences of the sacrament of reconciliation. During these weeks of Lent, we will share some of their reflections … Read More