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Part 5 “Cool-Down: Living the Life of Grace – Staying on Track” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

March 6, 2015

As we come to the final instalment of our ‘Ladies Spiritual Retreat Series’ focused on our ‘Being Fit for the Kingdom’, Sharon reminds us that “we are all “works” in progress. We’re not who we were yesterday, and we’re not yet who we’ll be tomorrow. We must place our trust in God, knowing that He wouldn’t… Read More ›

Part 4 “Stretching and Flexibility: Trust in God” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

Trusting God demands something of us, but it’s totally worth it! St. Maria Faustina writes, “I don’t understand how it’s possible not to trust in Him who can do all things. With Him, everything; without Him, nothing. He is Lord. He will not allow those who have placed all their trust in Him to be… Read More ›

Part 3 “Strength Training: Growing in Virtue” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

“The virtuous person tends toward the good with all his sensory and spiritual powers; he pursues the good and chooses it in concrete actions. ‘The goal of a virtuous life is to become like God.’” – CCC, 1803 Check out part 3 of a 5 part retreat series on being “Fit for the Kingdom”. A great… Read More ›

“The Story” – Fr. Jerome’s Vocation to the Priesthood

We all have a story… “Why are you who you are and why do you do what you do?” “The Story of Fr. Jerome’s Vocation to the Priesthood”  PDF Version “The Story” – Fr. Jerome’s Vocation to the Priesthood from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.

“Cardio Workout – Prayer: Heart of Our Life in Christ” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

Join us for part two of a five-part retreat on the theme, “Fit for the Kingdom.” This time, we go to the “heart of the matter” – our prayer life in Christ. For what oxygen is to the body so prayer is to the soul. “Cardio Workout – Prayer: Heart of Our Life in Christ” PDF… Read More ›

“His Dominion is an Everlasting Dominion” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

During his three years of ministry, the KING of Kings was so excited about the Kingdom of Heaven being extended out to us by His loving Father as that which IS the best thing ever – that He gave his life – in order to set ablaze his subjects with a new, volatile type of enthusiasm concerning… Read More ›

“Lectio Divina – The Capturing of the Heart” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

For over 1500 years, those who desire to have an intimate encounter with the Living Word of God have done so by means of Lectio Divina, known as ‘Divine Reading’. While reflecting upon this way of intimately encountering the Spirit of the Living God, St. John of the Cross was inspired to write: “Seek in… Read More ›

“Warm Up: Making a Commitment to Spiritual Fitness” – Talk by Sharon van der Sloot

This talk is the first of a five-part retreat on the theme, “Fit for the Kingdom.” In it, we take a look at what it means to be ready for eternity – why we would want to become holy and how we can be better friends with God. “Warm Up: Making a Commitment to Spiritual Fitness” … Read More ›

“The Father’s Authority is the Treasure in the Field” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

This talk marks the first of a four part series retreat aimed at strengthening our understanding of Spiritual Truths that have been eroded through modern day societies fast pace culture. “The Father’s Authority is the Treasure in the Field”   PDF Version “The Father’s Authority is the Treasure in the Field” – Talk by Fr. Jerome from… Read More ›