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

Tag: Trust

Mary: Embodiment of Beauty, Truth, and Goodness

Mary: Embodiment of Beauty, Truth, and Goodness  It’s only fitting that we end by reflecting on our Blessed Mother, the means through which God chose to reveal His Beauty, Truth and Goodness to the world. Now, what do I mean by this? Two things, really. In bearing Jesus, Mary quite literally embodied Beauty, Truth, and… Read More ›

O Holy Night, the world in silence waits

Waiting is one of the hardest things to do. Just ask any expectant mother and she’ll tell you. From the moment she learns she is going to have a child, the waiting begins – for nine long months. And there’s nothing she can do to speed it along, nor would she really want to, for… Read More ›

“The Trinitarian Faith of Venerable Vital Justin Grandin OMI” – Homily by Fr. Nathan

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity “The Trinitarian Faith of Venerable Vital Justin Grandin OMI” PDF Version

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

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 ›

“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 ›

Pornography: What Everyone Needs to Know (Part II)

“Pornography – What You Need to Know“ Last week, we defined pornography and discussed how prevalent it has become. We were reminded that the Catholic Church has always maintained that pornography is a grave offense. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops writes, “Viewing pornography is not only sinful in itself but can also become an… Read More ›

Mr. Fix-it

Before moving to Canada, my husband and I and our two children lived in a small town in northern Russia for a few years. It was one of those “adventures of a lifetime,” and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. But as four Americans living in Russia, it wasn’t without its problems, mostly due to cultural… 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 ›

Never Never Never Give Up!

(Luke 18:1-8)  Persistence is one of those traits that, humanly speaking, can be both positive and negative. On the one hand, it can be a sign of great virtue. For example, we want our children to persevere at their studies, to stick to something until they have mastered it. On the other hand, persistence can… Read More ›