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Fr. Justin grew up in Richmond, BC, the third of three brothers. Though not raised Catholic, he started going to Mass when he was 13. After a powerful experience of God’s love through the Sacrament of Reconciliation, he felt called to the Holy priesthood at the age of 16.

This site is a collection of my thoughts, musings and homilies.


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Defeating Spiritual Laziness

Here’s a list of the seven deadly sins: pride, avarice, lust, envy, gluttony, anger, and sloth. …


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Reaching Out to the Marginalized

In 2013, Vinicio Riva went to Rome and, during a large papal audience, reached out…


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The Fullness of Life

If you had a magical power to change the world, what would you do (Matthew Kelly, The…


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We Get to Choose Our Anxieties

Believe it or not, we choose some of our anxieties.  That’s because some are based on…


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God’s Call is Clear

One time, when I was 24, I went to see my family doctor.  In the waiting…


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Love, Suffering, Love

    Love, suffering, love.  This is the theme of today’s homily, and it indicates a…


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Begin Again With Equilibrium

  Many of us struggle with highs and lows in our lives: When we’re high,…


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Evangelization Helps Us Begin Again

  There’s a popular YouTube channel about exercise and one of the videos is entitled,…


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Begin Again, By Going to the Heart

  Anne was worried about her husband, Mark.  Things were better after he met with a…


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Begin Again Through Trials

  Today, we’re going to answer the question of why God allows spiritual desolation, something…


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Begin Again, Because God Begins Again

  Merry Christmas! If we are suffering from any discouragement, God doesn’t want this.  Discouragement is…


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Begin Again: More Blessings Are Coming

    There are two things you can do to see God’s blessings in your…


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Begin Again: Go Out of Yourself

  In 1965 Archbishop Sheen quoted Carl Jung, the famous psychiatrist, who stated that about…


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Begin Again

    Because of the First Reading and because we’re now in Advent, the beginning…


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Envy

      Some of you might have enjoyed the movie Parasite, a Korean film that…


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Think of Our Sins Before the Sins of Others

    You may remember these two simple ideas from a year and a half…


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Warning

A while back, I called a 30-year old man who had been a young adult…


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Five Ways God Expands Our Horizons

The strictest order of monks in the Church is the Carthusians, semi-hermits who live in…


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