Managing Human Resources

For the Feast of Saint Matthias on May 14 our readings at the Offices touch on the need to replace failed leadership. Matthias was chosen by lot to complete the number of the Twelve after Judas’ betrayal and suicide. The scripture which describes the selection of Matthias, following Jesus’ Ascension...

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Immortality

Christ “is the image of the unseen God, the first-born of all creation; for in him were created all things in heaven and on earth: everything visible and everything invisible… all things were created through him and for him. He exists before all things and in him all things hold...

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Pilgrims Welcome—No Travel Required

Today…. March 21, 2020… would have been our parish Quiet Day. When it was planned, the coronavirus pandemic we are now living was, if visible at all, a tiny cloud on a faraway horizon.  We saw ourselves together at a retreat house on the northern edge of the Island of...

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A Quiet Day

This talk by Paul Geraghty was offered in February at the Cathedral parish Quiet Day and is reprised here on Saint Benedict’s Feast Day (July 11) for your summer reading and contemplative pleasure.   TO KEEP AND CLEAR FOR LOVE A QUIET SPACE Cathedral Quiet Day, February, 2019 Talk #1...

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Newsletter, September 20, 2018

Spiritual solace with – Quiet day – Bible studies – Evensong… Oasis Concert. Food for the imagination with “Annabel” and Birks Lecture…Community events with Lunch n’ Chat, Journées de la culture, Ordination, plus a warning about a plumbing disaster and fascinating facts from the choir room Dear Friend of the...

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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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