“I’ve got the watch”

“I’ve got the watch”

Season’s Greetings 2022

Let Your Light Shine

Military Life Lessons

Padre’s Corner: Legacy

The city I consider my hometown, Guelph, Ontario, also happens to be the birthplace of LCol John McCrae, who is best known the poem...

“How much toilet paper do we need?”

The real question is, are we living in scarcity or abundance? Throughout the pandemic, there have been several challenges and triumphs. In times of crisis,...
Granddaughter supporting her grandmother. Hands close up.

Padre’s Corner: A living legacy

Have you ever considered what your legacy will be? I’m not referring to how much money you will leave to your children or relatives. And...

Check out our Mass on Facebook!

At CFB Borden’s St. Joseph Chapel, we’ve been continuously improving how we share our religious services online. For almost two years, we’ve been streaming our...

My favourite Canada Day meal 

In 2010, I received an invitation to join a family for dinner on Canada Day and as I drove to their home on a...

How are you, really?

A number of years ago, I was greeting parishioners arriving at church. When one of our seniors walked in, I greeted him with a...

Guiding Principles

Reflecting on what guides me most in day-to-day life, I would have to be honest and say it’s self-preservation or selfishness. If not guided,...

Rest Well 

Prior to becoming a CAF Chaplain, I was a Pastor in a local church. As I Pastor, I both looked forward to, and dreaded...

May this new season be…

When we see the season of spring arrive on our doorstep, it’s as if life is quietly reasserting itself after the harsh winter. It’s...

Courage to change the things I can

I learned my first prayer as a child from my aunt who had the Serenity Prayer (God grant me the serenity to accept the...
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