Confessions of a Bad Reader—Part 1

Before reading Alan Jacobs, I had bought in to the pretty dangerous idea that reading is worth doing because it makes you smart, and that smart people read smart books (i.e. classics). In practice, this attitude made reading into a chore, and it seldom produced the results it was supposed to.

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The Vocation and Craft of Writing with Natalie Morrill (1)

Are you an aspiring writer trying to discern if this might be God’s will for your life? Do you value the craft and beauty of writing as an art form? Do you long for a ‘Catholic literary revival’ in our time? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, tune in for this 2 parter with professor, editor, novelist extraordinaire (and CCO alumna!) —Natalie Morrill. 

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Fr. Cristino Bouvette on Cardinal Robert Sarah’s “God or Nothing” and “The Power of Silence”

In 2015, North American Catholics were introduced to Cardinal Robert Sarah with his book, “God or Nothing.” Cardinal Sarah’s autobiography is a moving account of conversion and vocational discovery in a climate of persecution. His humility, clarity, and profound spiritual integrity have inspired many Catholics to go deeper in their quest for holiness and intimacy with God.

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A Teacher for Our Time

In March, His Eminence, Robert Cardinal Sarah, will be visiting CCO’s campus mission in Kingston Ontario. Edward Burroughs helps us prepare for this much anticipated visit with a review of Cardinal Sarah’s popular book, “God or Nothing”.

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Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust – An Interview With Immaculée Ilibagiza

At Rise Up 2017 in Ottawa, I had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sit down for a few minutes with an extraordinary witness of God’s love and mercy. Immaculée Ilibagiza survived the Rwandan genocide by hiding in a cramped bathroom with seven other women – for 91 days. She lived to tell about her experience of […]

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