“Treaties are between partners,” notes Felix Thomas, chief of the Saskatoon Tribal Council. “Reconciliation is not a one-way thing. There are two parties in reconciliation, as there were two parties in the treaties, and the common misconception is that First Nations are the only ones with treaty rights.”
During his lifetime, Rev. Henri Nouwen penned some 16,000 private letters, expressing professional advice, pastoral counsel, reading recommendations and vows of friendship. Now a selection of Nouwen’s letters, 204 of them, has been published in Love, Henri: Letters on the Spiritual Life, commemorating the 20th anniversary of Nouwen’s death.
This week’s Prairie Messenger features music selections for liturgy for the Advent and Christmas season, from Nov. 27, the first Sunday of Advent, to Jan. 15, 2017, the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. This is a feature for subscribers only.