"Everyone who belongs to the Truth hears my voice…" (John 18:37)

Tag: Death

Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide – Panel with Bishop Henry

Every given day, time ticks away for each of us –  as it currently stands, come February 6, 2016 – Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide will be legal throughout our country. One of Canada’s eastern provinces gets a head start as the law comes into effect for Quebecers this December. Please watch the following presentations by Bishop… Read More ›

“Your Book” – Homily by Fr. Jerome

Good Friday (John 18:1-19:42) “Your Book”  PDF Version “Your Book” – Homily by Fr. Jerome from Fr. Jerome Lavigne on Vimeo.

Putting the ‘Hallowed’ Back in Halloween

It’s that time of year again: Halloween, one of those holidays that you either love or really can’t stand. As a kid, I was all over it; as an adult, it’s a much different story. I could easily come up with a dozen different things I don’t like about it. But my biggest objection, by… Read More ›

What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human

If you knew my family’s history with pets, you might wonder if I’m the best person to write an article about the role and value of pets in our lives. We don’t have a dog, my husband is highly allergic to cats, and our only pet at the moment is a Chinese fighting fish by… Read More ›

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – August 15th

“Truly God is vulnerable in the world, because he is love and love is vulnerable. Yet he holds the future in his hands: It is love, not hatred, that triumphs; it is peace that is victorious in the end. This is the great consolation contained in the dogma of Mary’s assumption body and soul into… Read More ›

Not the Last Word…

(John 18:1 – 19:42) Jesus’ journey to the Cross was a long one. It began on the day He was born and culminated on Good Friday, the day He died. As He was paraded through the streets of Jerusalem, our Lord suffered every kind of humiliation and indignity. He had been mocked and spat upon,… Read More ›

“Faithful is Possible – TRUST God and Pray” Special Event

Every month at St. Peter’s, Michael Chiasson (ACCESS 52) and Fr. Jerome put on a Special Event aimed at inspiring people of all ages and from all walks of life. The two following clips from our 2nd of 3 part “Illusions Series” will awaken something within – after all, isn’t that the whole reason why… Read More ›

“…and he slit their throats.” (1 Kings 18:40) – Homily by Fr. Jerome

“How long will you go limping with two different opinions? If the Lord is God, follow Him; but if Baal, then follow him!” (1 Kings 18:21) During our stay on Mount Carmel, we seized the opportunity to set things straight right out of the gate! During the celebration of our first Mass, we took  stock… Read More ›

“Bonded DEPTHS of Sarah” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

This talk marks the 2nd instalment of our ‘Spiritual Ladies Night!’ Series at St. Peter’s. Last time, we explored the ‘Eve Within’, this time – we contemplate the nature like fabric that makes up the sacredness of a woman’s interior longing. For the Creator has stamped within every woman, along the way of her life’s… Read More ›

2014 – Fr. Jerome’s Homily Archives

Fr. Jerome’s Homilies of the Liturgical Year  1st Sunday of Advent (Matthew 24:37-44) “Choose Your Own Adventure”  PDF Version 2nd Sunday of Advent (Matthew 3:1-12) “The Mighty Oak of God” PDF Version  3rd Sunday of Advent (Matthew 11:2-11)“Purpose and Mission” PDF Version Christmas (Luke 2:1-16) “WHY and So What?”  PDF Version  The Holy Family (Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23)… Read More ›