TF45: The Archdiocese of Regina Lay Formation Program – A Homily from Archbishop Don Bolen

This week we have a special treat for your summer enjoyment – a homily by our Archbishop Donald Bolen delivered on June 10th at the 34th graduation Mass for our Archdiocese of Regina Lay Formation Program! As you may or may not recall, host Eric Gurash has been coordinating this program for the past two [Read More…]

TF44: Thinking About NFP – Part 2

This week on ‘Thinking Faith!’, Eric and Brett continue their discussion of Natural Family Planning looking more closely at what NFP actually involves, the kinds of healthy conversations that it encourages couples to have in their relationship and we’ll look at the potential NFP has for providing a surprising avenue of spiritual growth for couples [Read More…]

TF43: Thinking About NFP – Part 1

This week Eric and Brett begin a two-part series on Natural Family Planning. It’s a topic that can result in interesting and animated conversations with family and friends and in parish groups. In the next two episodes, we’ll make some distinctions and clarifications around what NFP is and isn’t as well as our general attitudes [Read More…]

“Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Their Story?”: Memorials and Dangerous Memories

Vox Nova is pleased to present the following guest post by Rhonda Miska, a candidate with the Dominican Sisters in Sinsinawa, WI. This piece was originally published on Daily Theology. Celebrations of today’s 241st anniversary the Declaration of Independence’s signing and the recent controversy around the removal of Confederate monuments invite theological reflection on the [Read More…]

TF42: Thinking About Annulments with Marriage Tribunal Case Instructor Joan Myers

This week Eric and Brett welcome Joan Myers from the Archdiocese of Regina’s Marriage Tribunal office to discuss the marriage annulment process. We’ll examine some of the most common misconceptions about annulments, and look at some of the nitty-gritty details about the process itself.  We’ll also be looking at the kinds of things couples can [Read More…]

TF41: Can We Say Anything Else About The Trinity?

Is the Trinity really an unfathomable mystery? Did we exhaust all our material last week? Does any of this have any real application to our daily lives? And what the heck is a Filioque…and if you’ve got one, is there a cure? These questions and more get answered in part two of our series on [Read More…]

TF40: Can We Say Anything About The Trinity?

We begin a two-part series on the Trinity this week on Thinking Faith! It’s one of the most central doctrines of our Christian faith and can be found etched in our prayer, sacramental and liturgical lives and yet, it can be one of the most challenging doctrines for Christiane to speak about with others. This week we’ll delve into [Read More…]

TF39: The God Of The Shack

The movie The Shack hit theaters mid-Lent and with it arose much discussion surrounding some of the feminine imagery – for God the Father and God the Holy Spirit – used in both the film and the book. Following on the tails of last week’s ‘Heresy’ episode, this week Eric and Brett take a look at the [Read More…]

TF38: Trying Not To Be Heretics

This week on Thinking Faith! Eric and Brett are trying their darndest to NOT be heretics. We’ll look at what heresy is (and isn’t) we’ll talk about some common examples and share some tips on what to do if you think you’ve encountered a heretic in your midst! From Dominican video games to St. Nicholas [Read More…]

Some Thoughts on Vatican II, Part 1

This is not a post on the documents or formal results of the Council, but more on how things changed in a day-to-day way in the wake of it. I asked my mother (aged 83) once about what she remembered about the pre-Vatican II Church, and she said, “I remember going up to Father before [Read More…]