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The Colours of Martyrdom

As part of its 30th-anniversary celebration, the Chinese Martyrs Catholic Church held a joint exhibition featuring faith-inspired artworks of different genres. They also invited Jackie Lau, a Catholic artist from Hong Kong, to paint a series of portraits of Chinese martyrs. Fountain of Grace takes a look at this unique art exhibition.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 23


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A Century of Grace

It takes decades for an oak tree to mature. It also takes decades for a community to mature and contribute to the society. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how the Montreal Chinese Catholic Mission faced different challenges over the past century, and responded to the needs in the society.
Publish date: 2017 - 6 - 24


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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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Sixty Years and Beyond

From renting different venues, to finally having their own church building, members of Sheng Shen Catholic Church from Ottawa had been through six decades of fellowship. Fountain of Grace interviewed their members as they celebrated their 60th anniversary.
Publish date: 2016 - 9 - 17


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St. Paul’s Basilica Deconstructed

St. Paul's Basilica is the original parish in the Archdiocese of Toronto. It is one of the churches that has been selected to have a Door of Mercy. Fountain of Grace will take a closer look at this historical church and its magnificent architecture.
Publish date: 2016 - 1 - 16


回顧前瞻賀銀禧 25 Years of a Parish

 
Years of a Parish

In 25 years, a small parish with a few dozens of parishioners and without a physical building, grew to become the largest overseas Chinese Catholic parish, under the guidance of God through its pastors and enthusiastic parishioners.
Publish date: 2012 - 11 - 11


陶治我心 / 一個堂區的誕生 As Clay in the Potters Hands  The Making of a Spiritual Home

 
As Clay in the Potter’s Hands / The Making of a Spiritual Home

Pottery is often seen as a leisure activity, but it is also a way of getting in touch with God. Sr. Helen holds pottery retreats. She sees working with clay as a way of praying and communicating with God.

Chinese Catholic community in Ottawa was founded in 1955. In October 2010, they finally had their own church building. The community celebrated their first mass after being established as a parish. The Fountain of Love and Life crew invited the parishioners to share their joy with our audience.
Publish date: 2011 - 3 - 6


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A Century Old Sheepfold

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is the first Chinese Catholic parish in Toronto. Throughout its history of over 140 years, it has served Catholics of different ethnic groups. Historical treasures were uncovered during a renovation. The church is restored to its original splendour.
Publish date: 2011 - 2 - 27