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Weekly Updates – April 30, 2017

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If you see nothing else on this page today, watch this one.  “Preaching to the choir; no we need to get on soapboxes and proclaim the Good News!
‘The Revolution of Tenderness’: Pope Francis Gives Surprise TED Talk
“Tenderness is not weakness; it is fortitude. It is the path of solidarity, the path of humility.”

“Canada’s Catholics” by Reginald Bibby (Subject Matters: S2.E7)
Is religion and faith on the decline in Canada? Sociologist Reginald Bibby checks the pulse of Catholicism in Canada in, “Canada’s Catholics,” and the vital signs are very good.

The Therapeutic Benefits of Music w/Emma McGann!
Emma and I talk about music and how it can be a great way to express all that is going on. Emma has created an e-book to help with anyone out there who wants to get into song writing, or is feeling stuck with it. She is so motivating and positive and an amazing person to catch on younow! She tries to broadcast 2 times a day, so there will be a time that works for you. She also shares how song writing helps her vent about all that is going on with her and a great way to express what she is going through. Her advice to her younger self is to not compare, and I encourage each and every one of you to do the same.

Holy Week in Review – Vatican Connections
In this episode of Vatican Connections: Benedict XVI marked his 90th birthday like a true Bavarian; a new Shrine is opening its doors in Assisi; and we go over the Triduum and Easter celebrations at the Vatican.

WITNESS – Fr. William Ryan, SJ
Fr. William Ryan, SJ is a well-known Canadian Jesuit who holds a PhD in economics from Harvard University. He is the author of numerous publications, particularly on Catholic social teaching, globalization and interfaith dialogue. Fr. Ryan served as director of Social Affairs for the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. He was missioned by then Father General of the Jesutis, Pedro Arrupe and the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin to establish the Centre of Concern in Washington, DC. After eight years as director of the center, Fr. Ryan returned to Canada to become Provincial Superior of the Society of Jesus for English Canada and later General Secretary of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. Later he acted as Special Advisor to the International Development Resource Centre’s project on Culture, Spirituality and Economic Development. Fr. Ryan has been with the Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice since 2007.

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  1. Ann McParland

    reading about Fr William Ryan,SJ has made me wonder why the Interfaith Festival held at the Tibetan Centre last Sunday wasn’t promoted on the website or mentioned in the weekly bulletin? A group of us from The Village Mosaic attended and had a very interesting afternoon.

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