This column contains articles related to the Madonna House field house in Toronto, Ontario.
Everyone Loved Fr. Duffy — by Trudi Cortens, director of MH Toronto. Trudi and Fr. Duffy worked and lived in community both in Carriacou, West Indies, (1970-1980), and in Toronto (1994-2014)—she as director and he as chaplain. Fr. Duffy was a friend of mine for... (March 13, 2015)
Our Reclusive Neighbour — by Trudi Cortens. When we moved into our house a number of years ago, there was a man next door who was a recluse. He wasn’t able to keep up his house, and, as far as we could tell, he... (August 18, 2011)
A Community Within the Congress — by Elaine Dalton. Out of the many thousands of pilgrims taking part in the Eucharistic Congress, our delegation from Toronto (including Carol Ann Gieske, Irene de Roche, and me of MH Toronto) was unusual, probably unique.... (October 20, 2008)
Passing on the Love — by Trudi Cortens. "God is love! Get that straight. God is love! Allow yourself to be beloved of God, for God loves you. God loves you!" Imagine yourself hearing those words from Catherine Doherty herself, when she was 87 years... (February 20, 2008)
Notes from Near and Far: Toronto, Ontario — by Carol Ann Gieske, MH Toronto. One Saturday three from our house—Elaine Dalton, Josephine Halfman, and I—participated in a pro-marriage rally and march. The crowd was small when we arrived at the Ontario Legislature Building, but later swelled to some... (June 13, 2005)