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The Marvelous Monarch Butterfly

Among all creatures, monarch butterflies experience tremendous transformation in their lives despite their relatively short lifespan. They would also fly thousands of kilometres from the United States and Canada to spend their winter in Mexico. People are amazed at the wonders of nature and God's marvellous creation.
Publish date: 2017 - 10 - 14


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From Parents to Educators

Many parents would put lots of effort in finding the best schools for their children. While some parents emphasize on academic development, Peter and Vivian, a couple from Ottawa, believe that children's faith formation is the first priority. Fountain of Grace takes a look at Peter and Vivian's journey of founding a private Catholic school.
Publish date: 2017 - 8 - 26


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Tracing the Roots

Montreal Chinese Catholic School was founded in 1957. Among Chinese schools in Montreal, it has the longest history. Montreal Chinese Catholic Mission, the church which runs the school, celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2017. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how this church witnessed the change of the lives of Chinese in Montreal over the past century.
Publish date: 2017 - 6 - 17


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Love, Sex, and Your Children

Many tend to equate sex education with teaching children about sexual knowledge. Sex education is actually an important part of family education. Besides educating children with knowledge about sex, it is more important to for them to understand how love, marriage and sex relates to one another, and to teach them under what circumstances they should start a romantic relationship. Fountain of Grace has invited two specialists share their views as we take a look at how to talk about love and sex with your children.
Publish date: 2017 - 6 - 3


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Busting the Myths of Sex Education

Children in this age grew up in a sexualized environment. Proper education about sexuality is definitely necessary for them. However, many parents strongly opposed the revised sex education curriculum to be implemented in Ontario this September. Why does this curriculum draw such strong reactions from the parents? What kind of sex education do children really need?
Publish date: 2017 - 5 - 27


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Life at a Boarding School

Aberdeen Technical School is an all-boy school founded by Salesian Fathers. It is one of the few schools in Hong Kong which offers boarding to families who need it. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how Fr. Simon Lam, the Warden, and his team helps youths transform their lives in the boarding school environment.
Publish date: 2017 - 2 - 4


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Teaching by Example

Sabina used to live in Canada. Twelve years ago, she embarked on a journey to Macau and started a new career in teaching. Fountain of Grace invited her to share with us her experience as a teacher, as well as how she witnessed God's love with her life.
Publish date: 2016 - 11 - 19


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Devoted Educators

Fountain of Grace takes a look at how three nuns from the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception devote their lives to education.
Publish date: 2016 - 8 - 6


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Good Hope School Alumni Association

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we speak with representatives of the Good Hope School Alumni Association’s Toronto branch. Started by alumni who had immigrated in the 1980s and held informal meet-ups, they were finally established as an alumni association in 1986. Now, they hold various social events together, such as picnics, Christmas dinners, vacations, and tai-chi classes. Furthermore, giving back to the Good Hope School and the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception is a key priority for them – they set up an exchange program with current Good Hope students and financially support the Canadian Sisters in their old age and promotional outreach.
Publish date: 2016 - 7 - 30


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Good Hope School Choir: To God through Music: In Joy and Thanksgiving

Good Hope School Choir was founded in 1959. They have been actively involved in school and community activities. Through the activities in Hong Kong and overseas, they have the opportunity to exchange with local and internationally renowned musicians and choir. They have been to Australia, Hawaii, Vienna, Beijing, and Shanghai doing performances and competitions. They are hosting a concert on July 7, 2016 at 8 pm at St. Agnes Kouying Tsao Catholic Church in Markham, all are welcome! Also, Fr Francis Ching will continue to share with us how to learn about mercy as in our Father in heaven in this Year of Mercy, so that we can all walk on the path of mercy.
Publish date: 2016 - 7 - 2


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Kintore College

On this week's "Love and Life", we invited Jacqueline, a member of Opus Dei, to share with us about her work at a Catholic residence college for female university students. Jacqueline explains to us the operation of Kintore and a daily life which centers on God, as well as how their family atmosphere helps to guide the development of the students.
Publish date: 2016 - 3 - 12


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Teaching in Macau (2)

On this week's "Love and Life", we invited Sabina, a teacher from Macau, to continue to share with us her teaching experiences in Macau. She talks about how through her work in education she was able to bring God's message to the students and some of the challenges she has faced during this time. Although many students were not familiar with the Catholic faith, through various religious education and volunteer service, they were able to gradually understand the correct moral values, with some even entering the Church. Finally, she shared about her illness and how she was able to be more thankful as a result, encouraging us to trust in God's plan for us, to respond to His call and leave everything into His hands.
Publish date: 2015 - 11 - 7