St Ephrem the Syrian

Clean Monday | First Day of Lent (Eastern Rite)

For the Eastern Church, Lent begins with Clean Monday…

Ready Your Heart…Reflections for Advent

As Advent is the beginning of the Christian year, now would be a good time to begin this unique pilgrimage…

Beginning Lent: Clean Monday

“The springtime of the Fast has dawned, the flower of repentance has begun to open…” — Lenten reflection…

MARY – Ark of the New Covenant

Even in our troubled humanity—within the drama of brokenness, redemption and salvation—we have been invited to take up our role as maternal-spouse of God: to receive, carry and bear-forth new life for the sake of the world…

Order Soon for Christmas Delivery!

Please let me remind you of a couple of things that might make for lovely Christmas gifts this year…

Whatever Happened to Diana Pops?

Over a decade ago a shy, 16 year-old Diana Pops knocked on my manager’s door and handed him a CD with a song she hoped I would listen to…

My Music Video History – With Thoughts On The Latest

Film director Andrew Wall set the new video in Winnipeg’s infamous North End, a community Nanci and I and the kids lived in for about ten years…

Now Available on DVD! BURNING EMBER: The Steve Bell Journey

Burning Ember leaves an indelible impression of the passion that burns within the heart of a great artist. I feel blessed to have seen it. —Tom Jackson |actor

Good Work and Gratitude | Thoughts for Thanksgiving

Fall is magnificent: the cool wind carrying sounds of another’s labour in the distance, the bug-lessness, the slice of my shovel turning dirt, the rub of moist soil from those roots, Daisy lazing on the grass in a patch of dappled sun… all magnificent. I sometimes forget how restful and restorative work can be.

On The Road Again – with Don Amero

Read: How I spent my summer / new album / new documentary / beautiful new version of Burning Ember by Don Amero…

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