Father Desjardins Calls

“Merry Christmas, Mrs. Amadou.” “Merry Christmas, Father Desjardins.  It’s really good to hear from you.  Are you enjoying your first Christmas in Ireland?” “Yes, I am.  The people here are very warm and friendly and I’ve been invited to Christmas lunch and dinner with two different families.” “That’s good.” “How’s everyone?” “Everyone’s fine.  My daughter’s… Read More Father Desjardins Calls

Canada’s New National Holiday

Today is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This holiday was proposed in 2015 by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, which under Action 80 called upon the federal government, in collaboration with Indigenous peoples, to establish a statutory holiday “to honour Survivors, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration… Read More Canada’s New National Holiday