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A Post-Pandemic Church – Prophetic Possibilities
5 May 2021

For most of the world, the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted our sense of vulnerability. It kept many people, including the most fragile, in isolation – both social and spiritual. In the face of so many challenges to our usual way of life, this has been an opportunity to reflect on our faith and on the Church. Sister Nuala Kenny […] in this honest, soul-searching and inspiring book, explores a range of underlying systemic and cultural issues in need of conversion.

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The Pope Video
4 May 2021

The Pope Video is a global initiative developed by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer) to assist in the dissemination of the Holy Father’s monthly intentions related to the challenges the humanity faces.

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The Canadian Religious Conference supports Bill C-15
21 April 2021

The Canadian Religious Conference (CRC) supports federal Bill C-15, “An Act respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples” and also invites religious congregations and institutes of consecrated life in Canada to express their support for this bill, as other Christian Churches and organizations have done by signing Faith in the Declaration.

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2021 General Assembly
15 January 2021

The CRC’s General Assembly is an opportunity for the leaders of Catholic religious congregations of women and men religious in Canada to meet and share their experience, to reflect on important issues and to celebrate together. The chosen theme of the 33rd edition is: “A Present Hope: Reading the Signs of the Times.” Sister Laurence Loubières, XMCJ, and Father Gilles Mongeau SJ, will be the facilitators of this General Assembly proposed in a virtual way given the health restrictions in place.

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Faithful Companions of Jesus Bicentennial Celebration
16 May 2021

Join the Faithful Companions of Jesus (FCJ) virtually, at the FCJ Christian Life Centre in Calgary, in the global tribute of the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Society of the FCJ Sisters. Participate in honouring the service and contributions of FCJ Sisters to the city of Calgary and Southern Alberta since 1885.

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Introduction to the Centre for Canonical Services webinar
18 May 2021

The Centre for Canonical Services (CCS) of the Faculty of Canon Law of Saint Paul University (USP) provides a ministry of canonical consultation. This important mission includes supporting religious leadership in Canada by providing relevant canonical services in an environment of trust and confidentiality. This introduction webinar will be an opportunity to become more familiar with its services and staff.

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Blessed Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin, AMJ

Catherine of Saint-Augustin was born on May 3, 1632, in Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Normandy (France). She is raised by her maternal grandparents who are used to offer hospitality to the poor and sick and teach Catherine the virtue of charity. As early as age three, she expresses a strong desire to do God’s will and at age […]

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