Living in Truth
July 1st, 2017 is an auspicious day in Canada’s history, not only because it is the 150th anniversary of our country, but also because the Bishops of Canada have chosen to mark this great occasion by consecrating our nation to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.1 This is not the first time such… Read More ›
The Benedict Option is a New York Times Bestseller that has been described as the “most discussed and most important religious book of the decade.”1 When it was published, it set off a firestorm of dialogue among Christians; you need only google “Benedict Option” to find an abundance of opinions and reviews, both glowing and… Read More ›
“Virtues are formed by prayer. Prayer preserves temperance. Prayer suppresses anger. Prayer prevents emotions of pride and envy. Prayer draws into the soul the Holy Spirit, and raises man to heaven.” – St. Ephrem the Syrian, Doctor of the Church (306-373) Although the chocolate is long gone and the decorations have been packed away, it… Read More ›
Conclusion to our Lenten Mission on the 7 Last Words of Christ with Fr. Nathan, Fr. Jerome, Fr. Jonathan and Michael Chiasson with Access 52. “Tre Ore – 6th and 7th Last Words of Christ” “Tre Ore” – 6th & 7th Last Words of Christ – Lenten Retreat Series from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on… Read More ›
Lenten Mission on the 7 Last Words of Christ – “I Thirst…” “I Thirst…” PDF Version 05 Lenten Retreat Series – Fr. Nathan “I Thirst” from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.
Lenten Mission on the 7 Last Words of Christ – “Eloi, Eloi – lama sabachtani” “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” PDF Version
Lenten Mission on the 7 Last Words of Christ – “Woman, behold your son” “3rd Word – Woman, behold your son / Son, behold your Mother.” PDF Version 03 Lenten Retreat Series – Fr. Jonathan “Behold Your Son, Behold Your Mother” from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.
Lenten Mission on the 7 Last Words of Christ – The Good Thief 2nd Word: “And he said, Jesus, remember me, when you come into your kingdom. And He said to him, Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise” (Lk 23:42-43) “2nd Word – To the Good Thief” PDF Version 02… Read More ›
Lenten Mission on the 7 Last Words of Christ – His cross is the pulpit out from which the last great seven sermons poured forth from his sacred lips. As uncomfortable as it is for us to be there with our imagination, our hearts, our sins, our helplessness – there is no other place and or… Read More ›
Few movies have made as much of an impression on me as did Martin Scorsese’s film, Silence. Based on the novel by Japanese author, Shūsako Endō, Silence tells the story of two Portuguese priests who travel to Japan as missionaries in 1637, during the time of the Tokugawa shogunate (also called the Edo period). History… Read More ›