20 Years of “Julia Wong and Friends”

Julia and Friends is a group of volunteers based in Toronto. Over the past 20 years, they have been bringing joy to the elderly residents in nursing homes by performing for them. How does Julia Wong, the founder of the group, allow herself to be led by the Holy Spirit to keep serving the elderly?
Publish date: 2019 - 11 - 9

Defenders of Human Dignity: St. Martin de Porres Hospital and Sisters of Our Lady of China Foundation

Since 1950s, the Sisters of Our Lady of China have been responding to needs of the society. Started by founding clinics to building a hospital, they ultimate set up a foundation that serve different people. They even introduced mobile bathing vans to Taiwan to provide bathing care for bedridden patients. Fountain of Grace takes you to Taiwan to see how the sisters work tirelessly to uphold the dignity of human lives.
Publish date: 2019 - 10 - 19

Dementia with Dignity

Even though a complete cure for dementia is yet to be found, with proper treatments and care, we can help slow down its progression. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how the Sisters of Our Lady of China Catholic Charity Social Welfare Foundation supports seniors with dementia and their families.
Publish date: 2019 - 3 - 23

Her Golden Years

Mrs. Susan Wong is an extraordinary elderly woman. After her husband's passing, with her perseverance, she overcame physical and psychological barriers. Her steadfast love for her husband, her generosity towards the community, and her faith in God are inspirations to us all.
Publish date: 2018 - 11 - 24

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: 2018 - 10 - 20

A Place to Call Home

As life expectancy continues to grow, the elderly population also grows rapidly. How can we help the elderly live comfortable and fulfilling lives? Fountain of Grace will visit a nursing home run by the Chinese Dominican Sisters in Pingtung County, Taiwan, and find out how they create a "home" for the seniors.
Publish date: 2016 - 7 - 9

Sister Maria Wang: A Friend of Seniors

Population aging is a phenomenon that occurs in different societies. When it comes to taking care of the elderly, Sr. Maria Wang, who has been caring for the elderly in China for years, does not regard it as a burden. Being able to spend time with the elderly enriches her life. They also inspire her to see life and death with a different lens.
Publish date: 2016 - 5 - 21

Pope Francis: The elderly can support young people through prayers

(CNA/EWTN News) Pope Francis said Wednesday that the elderly play a key role in the lives of the youth, and revealed that he still keeps the letter his grandmother wrote him for his ordination in his daily prayer book. “I still treasure the words my grandmother wrote to me on the day of my ordination. […]
Publish date: 2015 - 3 - 12

Pope Francis: People live longer, but the human heart has not extended to embrace the years added to life

(CNA/EWTN News) In his general audience on March 4, Pope Francis condemned modern society for silently disposing of the elderly, saying that a civilization which views them only as burdensome is ‘perverse’ and ill.
Publish date: 2015 - 3 - 6

Memories of You

Alzheimer's Disease affects not only patients but also the family members who care for them. In this episode we attempt to answer some questions regarding Alzheimer's. We also see how one Catholic family copes with this disease as they witness the memories of their beloved mother being obliterated slowly, relying on God to strengthen their resolve to be at her side in the last stage of her life.
Publish date: 2012 - 5 - 20

The Golden Years of Shepherds

Catholic priests dedicate their entire lives to God. What is the retirement life of priests like? Do they live a quiet or colourful life? Since they do not have any children to support them, will they have any financial difficulties?
Publish date: 2010 - 5 - 2