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François de Laval and Marie of the Incarnation Statement by the Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops It is with great joy and thanksgiving that the Bishops of Canada welcome today’s proclamation by Pope Francis that the Universal Church recognizes Bishop François de Laval and Mother Marie of the ...read more
This post was submitted by Catherine Mulroney, the editor of  Living with Christ which is published by Novalis. St. Jean de Brébeuf is a giant of Canadian history. His writings in the Jesuit Relations, for example, offer an invaluable window into life in 17th-century Canada, while his gift for languages, which prompted him to create ...read more
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has dedicated a new page on its website to the Church and Indigenous Peoples of Canada. This special project was launched to coincide with the feast day of Canada’s first woman saint, St. Marguerite Bourgeoys. In the Universal Church, St. Marguerite’s feast day is celebrated on Thursday, Jan. 11. ...read more
This week, S+L debuted its documentary on the new St. Joseph Seminary in Edmonton. For those who missed the premiere on Wednesday, S+L will air an encore presentation this Sunday evening. Created in partnership with the Archdiocese of Edmonton, Put Out Into the Deep is a half-hour documentary that celebrates the construction of the new ...read more
As we celebrate this Canada Day, my mind turns to one of our great saints — St. Marguerite Bourgeoys. Born in France, she traveled to what is now Canada in 1653. She worked tirelessly in the new colony and is considered not only the founder of the Congregation of Notre-Dame, but also a co-foundress of ...read more