May is the Month Dedicated to Our Blessed Mother Mary

In May Pray the Rosary

April 24, 2015 My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, A short while ago we celebrated the great events that brought us new life in Christ, and in this time, we praise the merciful Father with greater joy than ever, when Christ His Son became our Paschal sacrifice. By the grace flowing from the Death and Resurrection of Jesus, we are made […]

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Professional Obligations and Human Rights Policy

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Last Friday (Mar 06, 2015) the Ontario College of Physicians approved a policy (21-3 vote) that clearly undermines the supremacy of conscience. The new Professional Obligations and Human Rights Policy states that physicians must provide their patients with an effective referral to another health care provider if they are not able to provide services for reasons of conscience or religion. […]

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Jubilee of Mercy

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On March 13, 2015, the day of the second anniversary of his election, Pope Francis announced in St. Peter’s Basilica, the celebration of an “extraordinary Holy Year”. This “Jubilee of Mercy” will commence with the opening of the Holy Door in St. Peter’s on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, 2015, and will conclude on November 20, 2016 with the […]

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Reflection for the Third Sunday of Lent

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The Readings for the Third Sunday of Lent help us to focus on God’s mercy and forgiveness. The Gospel of St. John presents Jesus cleansing the temple. We too need to rid ourselves of those things that clutter our lives, especially sin. We need to spiritually cleanse the “temple of the Holy Spirit”, our souls. The best way to do […]

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We Must Look to New Ways of Bringing Christ to Others: Parish discernment process

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Parish Discernment Process  January 15, 2015  My Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, At the conclusion of St. Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus offers these words to the Apostles prior to his Ascension to the Father: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations.” (Mt 16:19) In St. Mark’s Gospel we find a similar statement: “Go into all the world and proclaim […]

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