Bob Toews is my recent guest Lucas Fehr’s step-father. Bob is a non-practicing Catholic who grew up Mennonite but was baptised in the United Church of Canada. He was Confirmed in the Catholic Church in his thirties, but has been disenchanted by recent attempts to curb the Spirit of Vatican II.Continue reading “Catholic vs. Catholic – 2018-12-28 – Bob Toews”
I met Matthew through his brother Stephen, with whom I used to work. Matthew follows a non-denominational spiritual path guided by music, meditation and tai chi. He believes in the importance developing presence and inner peace for fulfilling ones purpose in life.
Continue reading “Catholic vs. Other – 2018-10-27 – Matthew Marchant”
Impromptu Meditations on the Word of God
William is a very gifted visual artist whom I met at the University of Waterloo. We were in different programs, but we were neighbours. His depth and sensitivity made a deep impression on me even then. I’m glad to have reconnected.
SanathaVihari Losangeles is a Theravada Buddhist monk from Sarathchandra Buddhist Center in Los Angeles California. He stumbled upon my podcast and reached out to put me in touch with some Canadian Buddhists. He’s a bright young man with a sunny disposition.
I saw a video of Kavneet Singh speaking about Sikhism on YouTube. I reached out to him and he agreed to speak to me about his faith. I used to live beside the Gurdwara Nanak Darbar Community Center Sikh Temple, and have always admired the Sikh people.
Nicky runs the Westminster Satanism Meetup in Colorado. As far as I know, she is the first Theistic Satanist I have ever encountered. I came to Catholicism via Atheistic Satanism but I now renounce Satan and all his pomps and works, so help me God.
I’ve known Ursula for a few years now, but this is the first time we sat down to chat, just the two of us. It was interesting getting a little peek into her worldview, but I suspect that this interview is little more than a hasty snapshot of a moving target.
I met Irina through a mutual friend at a Laurie Anderson concert in 1995. She has always been a free spirit, and a very kind and gentle woman. She works as a doula, which means that she assists and supports mothers through childbirth.
Sharon is a Raelian Guide. I heard her speak at the Raelian Gathering where I first met and interviewed another Guide, André Julien. I requested this second interview because I enjoyed meeting everyone that I met there. I was warmly received once again.