Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

St. Marguerites and Montreal

Montreal, Canada was very different from what it is now when the city was first founded more than 370 years ago. The cross at Mount Royal reveals the deep Catholic roots of this city. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how two saints, both named Marguerite - St. Marguerite Bourgeoys and St. Marguerite d'Youville - contributed to the early developments of Montreal.
Publish date: 2019 - 11 - 2

Pioneers of New France

Many consider Canada to be one of the best countries to live in. However, in the 17th century, when Canada was just newly founded, it was considered the country of crosses. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how Blessed Catherine of St. Augustine and St. Francois de Laval sacrificed their comfort and contributed to the well-being of Canadians.
Publish date: 2018 - 1 - 20

From Canada to China

How did a frail Canadian girl establish a congregation of women for foreign missions, ultimately bringing the Good News to China? Let us get to know Sr. Délia Tétreault and the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception.
Publish date: 2016 - 7 - 30

The Martyrs’ Shrine

The Martyrs Shrine in Midland, Ontario is consecrated to the memory of the Jesuit missionaries who sacrificed their lives when bringing the Catholic faith to the aboriginals in Canada almost 400 years ago. The Shrine has become a place where believers renew their faith and learn from the examples of the martyrs.
Publish date: 2014 - 5 - 24

A Humble New Saint

How did a lowly doorkeeper establish the largest church in Canada and get canonized by the Catholic Church? Let us go to Montreal, the birthplace of the first Canadian-born male saint, Brother Andr?, to witness his canonization.
Publish date: 2010 - 12 - 19