The Examination of Conscience
Who are the Poor?
How to Examine your Conscience before a good Confession A good Catholic Catholic examination of conscience can be a great help in making a new start in the life of faith. We use an examination of conscience to help call to mind our sins and failings during a period of quiet reflection before approaching the […]
St. Eugene and the Youth
Who are the poor? The poor are often referred to in the context of the work the church does, but who exactly are we talking about? Fr. Marcin Serwin, OMI goes beyond the traditional material sense of the word and invites you to further your understanding of who the poor are and how you can […]
The Two Popes – Movie Review
St. Eugene and the Youth What was it about young people that drew St. Eugene de Mazenod to them? Youth have a very special place in the church and society. We have the power to make change, to inspire – but will we? Christ calls us to share our faith with others. Join Fr. David […]
The Oblate Martyrs of Laos – December 16th
Was Pope Benedict XVI really a “Nazi”? Did Pope Francis almost marry? We break down Netflix’s new movie. In The Two Popes, director Fernando Meirelles and screenwriter Anthony McCarten – who wrote the screenplays for The Theory of Everything, Darkest Hour, and Bohemian Rhapsody-dramatize the recent history of the Roman Catholic Church. Despite its title, […]
‘Work takes priority over religion in Japan’, says Oblate priest ahead of Pope’s visit
The Oblate Martyrs Of Laos Laos presents to Christianity its “Witnesses of the Faith in the 20th century,” 17 men who died as martyrs between 1954 and 1970: a young Laotian priest, 5 priests of the Foreign Missions of Paris, 6 Oblates of Mary Immaculate-an Italian and 5 French, 5 Laotian laymen. The beatification ceremony […]
Marriage Story – Movie Review
Ahead of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Japan, an OMI missionary priest explores how the face of the local Catholic Church is changing and the challenges of preaching the Gospel where people give priority to work, not religion. Religious missionaries like him have their own role to play in this new stage in Japan’s history. […]
400 celebrate 40th Anniversary of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish (Oblate Parish)
A very emotional and painful story of divorce To any kids, including adult children, who have gone through their parents’ (or their own) divorce, this film touches , and could rekindle, extremely hurtful moments and memories. Divorce, particularly when children are involved, is surely one of the greatest tragedies that people can go through, […]
Fr. Ron Rolheiser, OMI speaks at St. Mary’s Parish
40th Anniversary 400 parishioners and friends attended the 40th Anniversary banquet of the founding of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish. In attendance was the Mayor of the city of Mississauga who greeted the banquet goers with “Each day, families from throughout Mississauga turn to Maximilian Kolbe and their spiritual leaders to celebrate and renew their faith. […]
30th Anniversary of Ordination – Anthony Degutis, OMI
Fr. Ron Rolheiser, OMI will be giving a talk onWednesday, Aug. 21 at 7 pm. at St. Mary’sParish in Cochrane (10 River Heights Dr., Cochrane).
The Pastor at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, celebrated his 30th Anniversary of ordination with his parishioners last weekend. Many oblates and local community leaders were in attendance. The hall was packed with 250 adoring friends and family wishing Fr. “Tosiek” many more years of service.