The Power of Simplicity

Cardinal Sarah writes: New funeral customs display a false joy and an adulterous form of bereavement that are unwilling to let silence do the speaking. (The Power of Silence, Sarah, Ignatius, 2017). Reading his words reminded me of the final funeral and burial at Moberly Lake Cemetery, BC that I attended in early summer, 1995. […]

Looking Back on a Journey of Reconciliation

Beginning in 2010, Sister Divinia Pedro, CSJ served as pastoral assistant in Fort St. James, BC at Our Lady of the Snows Parish, a community that is 80 percent Indigenous. Aside from parish work, she visited Indigenous peoples in homes, hospitals, shelters, drop-in centres and prisons, giving support and spiritual guidance. In 2023, Sister Divinia […]