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La Prairie is Celebrating!

Description : Macintosh HD:Users:smanseau:Desktop:photos article:IMG_9786.JPGFriday, November 18 marked the beginning of the celebrations of the 350th anniversary of La Nativité de la Sainte-Vierge Parish in La Prairie and the 175th anniversary of the church. During the very interesting program organized for this day, we had the pleasure of discovering Old La Prairie – from the church crypt to Saint-Ignace Street – and also visiting the Société d’histoire de La Prairie-de-la-Magdeleine where there is a beautiful scale model of the very first village of La Prairie. Our guides knew how to situate us in context – who today can remember that water from the river regularly flooded the church?

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Saint-Denis Parish (Montreal): Art, History and… the Present!

On Friday, November 11, the Saint-Denis Parish Council organized a special event. Parishioners and members of religious congregations met with the artist Yves-Daniel Thibodeau, who painted the sixteen panels honouring the founders of the Church in Canada which are found in the choir, transepts and nave of the church situated on Laurier Avenue. In attendance were: Sister Danielle Dubois, Sister Danielle Mineau, Sister Andrée Maheu, Sister Claudette Houle and Sister Michelle Beaulieu.

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Two conferences not to be missed in Alberta

Canadian Religious Conference presents:

Welcoming refugees and immigrants: Theological reflection and action

A day of reflection for women and men religious in leadership, future leaders, JPIC representatives, associates and any interested lay person

Saturday, Dec. 3 [10 a.m. – 3 p.m.] Monday, Dec. 5 [10 a.m. – 3 p.m.]

St. Helen’s Church FCJ Christian Life Centre

3894 Triumph Street, Burnaby BC 219 - 19th Avenue SW, Calgary AB

Cost: $20 at door (lunch included). For further information or to confirm your presence, contact Stéphanie Gravel at by November 28, 2016.


Our Lady of Guadalupe and the search for justice and reconciliation

A day of reflection for women and men religious and associates

with Bishop Ricardo Ramirez, CSB

Bishop Emeritus of Las Cruces, New Mexico

Friday, Dec. 9 [9 a.m. – 3 p.m.]

Providence Renewal Centre

3005 – 119 Street NW, Edmonton AB

Cost $25 (coffee and lunch included)

For further information and to register please email

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