A Variety of Giving Options

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Over the past few years, I’ve mentioned several giving options that one could consider for aiding Catholic Missions In Canada.  Here’s a summary of ways in which you might be able to help: Some of these giving options can even be used together.  For example, you could use a Gift of Securities to fund an […]

“Yes, But…”

The Indian Residential School system existed in Canada and caused enormous damage to children, families and communities. That’s not a belief, it’s a fact. As such, it is part of our national fabric and needs to be included in our historical, political and religious narratives, no matter what emerging evidence may reveal. Most of us […]

Called to Serve

I’m Christine Manuel, a consecrated virgin in the Diocese of Corner Brook and Labrador. My involvement in the Innu community of Sheshatshiu, Labrador began during the summer of 2018. Father Joe, the parish priest, invited me to come and help with parish visitation. He’d bless each house and bring the family together for prayer and […]

Promptings of the Spirit

Why would anyone commit to driving over 1,000 kms for 20 weekends of faith formation sessions?  Answer: because one feels prompted by the Holy Spirit.  This is what 6 women from Pelican Narrows, SK did in order to take a Lay Formation program offered in Saskatoon, a 7-hour drive away.  Their stories may vary, but […]

The People of the Heart: Seeking Synergy Between Two Traditions

I am a product of Sagkeeng First Nation, which is a signatory to Treaty Number 1. The story of my journey to the priesthood is a long one. It’s been said that the road of life is not easy, filled with many obstacles and victories, but also with the empowerment of the Creator to overcome […]

Gratitude, Not Anger

Since I was last in Labrador, there have been many changes. Bishop Bart replaced Bishop Hunt and Sheshatshiu has a new church with its own priest. Our Lady Queen of Peace in Happy Valley also has a new priest. It doesn’t surprise me that there are changes, as foreign missionary priests usually don’t stay very […]