Pray for Boston Victims

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Our heartfelt prayers are offered on behalf of the victims of the senseless bomb attack during the Boston marathon yesterday.  It is only our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ that allows us to confront evil and not be overwhelmed.  To the deceased, may God grant eternal rest; to the injured, healing; and to all, renewed hope in the goodness […]

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Day Two Dublin: Communion in One Baptism

The theme for today was “Communion in One Baptism”.  The day began with morning Mass for all of the English speaking pilgrims from Canada.  The celebrant was Archbishop Albert LeGatt, the Archbishop of St. Boniface Diocese in Manitoba.  He is the Canadian representative on the International Eucharistic Congress Commission.   There were about one thousand people at this Mass as other […]

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Day One Dublin

I arrived in Dublin, Ireland this morning and was able to move from the airport to the hotel very quickly.   After dropping my luggage off at the hotel, I went immediately to the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) grounds where they are holding the various Congress events.  I was able to attend the opening  ceremonies and the opening Mass.  They were […]

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A Pastoral Letter Regarding Bill-13

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My dear friends in Christ, The Ontario Government, in an attempt to eliminate bullying from our schools has passed Bill 13, the Accepting Schools Act. A controversial amendment to this Bill legislates Gay Straight Alliances (GSA) in our schools if requested by at least one student. The Bishops of Ontario and the Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association have vigorously opposed […]

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