Our Daily Lives

Jun
8
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - Realpolitik & Canada's 200th birthday

Posted by Martin O'Malley in Our Daily Lives

For the "Canada 150 & Me" series, igNation asked writers what being Canadian means to them. Today why people say such nice things about Canada.

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Jun
7
2017

The Journey Continues: THE JUNIORATE Letters home, 1963 - 65 - Part 5

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"The Junior's vocation to be a Jesuit is clearly not just his own personal call, but it seems to belong also to all his family , aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents who support him with letters and cards."

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Jun
5
2017

"Canada 150 & Me "- "This Land is My Land."

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"Canada 150 & Me" is igNation's celebration of Canada's 150th birthday. Read what our contributors have to say about being Canadian and what it means to them.  In today's post a family's journey from Russia to Saskatchewan.

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Jun
2
2017

Pam Frampton: I don't get hate.

Posted by Pam Frampton in Our Daily Lives

Writing in St. John's The Telegram, Pam Frampton takes a close look at hate and why people express their hate in such terrifying ways.

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Jun
1
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - Canada at 150: Feliz Cumpleaños

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Daily Lives

For the "Canada 150 & Me" series, igNation asked writers what being Canadian means to them. Today, after almost three years studying in Colombia, Greg Kennedy, SJ shares his thoughts about Canada.

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May
31
2017

The Journey Continues: THE JUNIORATE Letters home, 1963 - 65 - Part 4

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

These three letters have as their background the centre of the Junior's life: classes, term papers and particularly exams. Yet there is also attention to family matters, i.e., waiting for a baby to be born, the new house being built on the farm, promised family pictures, and birthdays!

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May
29
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - White Snow

Posted by Grace Colella in Our Daily Lives

 "Canada 150 & Me" is igNation's celebration of Canada's 150th birthday. Read what our contributors have to say about being Canadian and what it means to them.  Today's post looks at our name.

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May
25
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - A World of Opportunity

Posted by Lauren Stringer in Our Daily Lives

For the "Canada 150 & Me" series, igNation asked writers what being Canadian means to them. Today a senior high school student's view of Canada.

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May
24
2017

The Journey Continues: THE JUNIORATE Letters home, 1963 - 65 - Part 3

Posted by Frank Obrigewitsch, SJ in Our Daily Lives

"The Junior is much more immersed in the 'world' in his current life. In the Novitiate there was little or no contact with current events. Two sad events are recorded in these letters."

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May
22
2017

"Canada 150 & Me" - Naming The Future

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Daily Lives

"Canada 150 & Me" is igNation's celebration of Canada's 150th birthday. Read what our contributors have to say about being Canadian and what it means to them.  In today's post, the Canadian arts and education worlds come together.

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