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St. Patrick's Anticipatory Interruption

By Shawn Sanford Beck on March 15th, 2017

From the Catalyst, Spring 2017

Nestled in the liturgically purple lenten desert is a tiny green shard of resurrection.

Like a verdant weed sprouting up in the newly-ploughed spring garden mud, the feast day of blessed Patrick feels like it should belong to the Paschal season, rather than the penitential 40 days which precede it. I'm drawn to St. Patrick's Day as a parable: a tiny, homely hologram of the power of the Spirit to break in where she is not expected, an anticipatory interruption.


Public Justice Internship 2017-2018

CPJ is now accepting applications for our 2017-2018 Public Justice Internship Program.

Are you passionate about social justice? Are you looking for a chance to apply your university education to pressing issues?

Each year, CPJ’s Public Justice Internship Program provides recent graduates with the opportunity to explore the meaning of public justice and join us in Ottawa.


"Climate Change Is Eating Us"

By Thea deGroot

This February, my husband, Art and I had the privilege of participating in a Tanzania tour with Farm Radio International, a Canadian charity supporting broadcasters in developing countries to strengthen small-scale farming and rural communities providing impact programming, broadcaster resources and training.


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