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7 Last Words of Christ: 4th Word – by Fr. Jerome

March 30, 2017

Lenten Mission on the 7 Last Words of Christ – “Eloi, Eloi – lama sabachtani” “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”  PDF Version

7 Last Words of Christ: 3rd Word by Fr. Jonathan

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.  

7 Last Words of Christ: 2nd Word by Fr. Nathan

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 ›

7 Last Words of Christ: 1st Word by Fr. Jerome

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 ›

Carla’s Witness – “Thank You for My Cancer Lord!” Throwback Thursday

“Carla’s Witness – Thank You for My Cancer Lord!” from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.  “Carla’s Witness – Thank You for My Cancer Lord!” Carla’s Witness PDF version Carla’s story is an inspiring story of faith. She shares with us the details of the greatest gifts the Lord has ever given her. In her testimony, she… Read More ›

Well done, good and faithful servant!

On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017, the Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, Most Rev. Luigi Bonazzi, announced that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Most Reverend Frederick B. Henry as Bishop of the Diocese of Calgary due to health concerns. The Holy Father has named Bishop William Terrence McGrattan, currently Bishop of the Diocese of Peterborough,… Read More ›

A Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Gospel: A Christmas Message from Bishop Frederick Henry

  The Church’s Christmas liturgy presents the birth of Jesus, the Saviour, as the light which pierces and dispels the deepest darkness. Over the centuries “Christmas” has become a comprehensive word. It includes religious traditions which celebrate the mystery of God’s coming to live among human creatures: “Do not be afraid; for see – I… Read More ›

Saturdays with Mary

This past Sunday marked the beginning of a new liturgical year. It is Advent, a time set aside to help us prepare our hearts and minds for the coming of Jesus, whose birth we celebrate at Christmas. Advent begins four Sundays before Christmas Day and ends on Christmas Eve. Like Lent, it is a penitential… Read More ›

Music and the Liturgy

“How I wept when I heard your hymns and canticles, being deeply moved by the sweet singing of your Church.” – St. Augustine, The Confessions I’m a pianist, and from the time I was a young child I’ve been involved in music ministry in one form or another. I sang my first duet with my… Read More ›