Permanent Diaconate Yr 3 – March Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, Well, I think we are officially transitioning to spring! The weather is beautiful, the sun is bright, and everyone seems to be excited for the change in seasons. Despite the penitential nature of Lent, we will soon be celebrating Easter, the death and resurrection of our Lord! Alleluia! I am…

Info Needed for Assumption

Do you have old pictures or articles of interest of the Assumption Church? The parish was formed in 1957 starting with a small white church. The church building we now have was built in 1964-1965, and consecrated October 13, 1965. If you have pictures, etc. that you would share, please contact Jeanette Laforce, 780-594-4336 or…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 3 – January Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon. +3 degrees and sunny. I spent the morning by doing the celebration of the Word at the lodge, then facilitating a training session at the parish. Anna is watching a Filipino movie with her favourite actor, and Aspen is at a friend’s house having a…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 3 – December Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, In October, I greeted you all and wished you well in the blizzard like weather. In November, I greeted you and hoped you enjoyed the beautiful weather. This month, I’m writing as we have -40 degree Celsius weather. I repeat what I said last month: Only in Canada would we…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 3 – November Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, Last month I greeted you, hoping that you were coping well with the snow. A month later, I am now greeting you and hoping you have been enjoying the amazing weather. Thanks be to God! And only in Canada would we find such variation! My family is currently extremely excited…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 3 – October Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, I hope that everyone is coping well with this early snow! I had hoped that we would get snow closer to Christmas, but one must always trust in God’s plan! That doesn’t stop me from wishing that his plan didn’t include so much of the white stuff however! I wanted…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 2 – August Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, Last week was our last week for the Camp St. Louis 2016 season! I have now returned to “normal life”, as the day after camp ended Aspen and Anna returned from their summer in the Philippines. Anna is doing some house cleaning (amazing how dirty a house can get after…