Introduction to Prayer: A rare opportunity

Fr Timothy Gallagher OMV, an internationally known author, teacher, and retreat director, is coming to Montreal to offer a special weekend retreat May 4-6, 2018. He has been called “America’s preeminent writer on Ignatian spiritual direction and discernment.” One of his gifts is to open up this traditional way of...

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Ongoing Resurrection

The proclamation “Christ is Risen!” ushers in a whole season of new life… longer than Lent.  Have you finished your Easter chocolates?  Another way to celebrate and honour this season is to hear (or hear again) the sermons offered at the Cathedral on Easter and during Holy Week. Here for your convenience...

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Sharing the Good Word for Palm Sunday

In our Gospel for Sunday, March 25 (Mark 11:1-11) Jesus is welcomed into Jerusalem by crowds shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!”  You can read the whole passage here in English (ou ici en français).  What does this say to you today? You...

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Sharing the Good Word 2018.03.18

In our Gospel for Sunday, March 18 (John 12:20-33) Jesus speaks of his death and says: “Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.”  You can read the whole passage here in English...

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Sharing the Good Word 2018.03.11

The Gospel for Sunday, March 11 (John 3:14-21) speaks of Jesus being the light of the world. What does this say to you today? You are invited to read the passage, perhaps more than once, and share your thoughts about it here. The image shows a window by John Piper in the...

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Preparing for Lent

Lent’s not just about giving stuff up! It’s an opportunity to exercise our prayer muscles. Amy Hamilton has enlisted expert speakers for this year’s Lenten Series on  Monday evenings, “Teach Us To Pray”. Come to Cathedral Place for a robust soup at 6:30 and this Lenten Course at 7. (Please sign...

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Stoking Your Fire

Are you spending more time at home in this bitter cold weather?  Why not use your prayer time to connect with your world and your community? As a refresher or an introduction to go deeper, here’s a lovely short “how-to” on personal intercessory prayer by the well-known teacher Anthony de Mello....

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