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The positive side of melancholy

January 30th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Normally none of us like feeling sad, heavy, or depressed. Generally we prefer sunshine to darkness, light heartedness to melancholy. That’s why, most of the time, we do everything we canto distract ourselves from melancholy, to keep heaviness and sadness at bay. We tend to run from those feelings inside us that sadden or frighten u That’s why, for the most part, we think of melancholy and her children (sadness, gloomy nostalgia, loneliness, depression, feelings of loss, feelings of regret, intimations of our own morality, a sense of missing out on life, fear of what lies in the dark corners ... continue reading.

Becoming brothers and sisters in faith

January 23rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier ... continue reading.


Importance of splitting the moral atom

January 16th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier... continue reading.


Support for SCIAF makes a difference

December 25th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Alistair Dutton... continue reading.


Revisiting the Visitation is long overdue

December 19th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier... continue reading.


Honouring talent and grace—Jean Beliveau

December 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier... continue reading.

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