The Author

Matthew Civico is a writer and ESL teacher from Montreal. He is married to Maria-Josée and they serve together at Église du Plateau Mont-Royal. Matt writes for Area of Effect magazine and you can follow him on twitter or his blog.

Surprised By Paradox

The longer I remain a Christian, the more assurance I find in the mysteries of the faith. When I consider the seeming contradictions within

Building Spiritual Habits for the Sake of Love

After practicing the habits of The Common Rule for

What Happened When I Attended a French Church

Growing up in Montreal as the child of Irish