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First Sunday of Advent Reflection

Photo credit: Marie-Claire Dugas

I have been invited to share some Advent reflections with you

Imagine you are a ten year old child getting excited about Christmas and hoping for your favorite gift. Imagine you are a University student preparing for end of semester exams at the beginning of Advent. Imagine you are young parents with three children worried about finding enough money to be able to celebrate this Christmas. Imagine you are an elderly person longing for Christ to come and take her home.

What will you say about Advent to each of these people?

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News from Maria Province (Japan)

Notre Dame de Bon Secours, Pray for us.

As we approach the end of autumn and the month of remembering the souls of the deceased, we recall the memory of our sisters who died this year and their families. Also it is the season of reflecting back on this year.


Associates

A meeting of the Associates’ Committee will be held on November 24 at Sensui cho convent. As our membership ages we feel the need to deepen our spirituality related to our activities. We are committed to returning to the true CND identity of Associates which includes more conversation among the associates themselves. Please pray for the guidance of the Holy Spirit during this meeting.

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A photography exhibition at Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum

Sacred sites of timeless land displayed for the first time outside of Italy

Starting December 5, 2018, Universal Jerusalem – Gerusalemme universale, the new temporary exhibition at the Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum, will explore the historic and cultural importance and the universal nature of the city of Jerusalem, long considered the centre of the world.

Holy city, centre of the world… just two of the names given to Jerusalem over the centuries. Stéphan Martel, historian at the Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum, says that “Jerusalem’s shared spiritual value has made it a universal human heritage that we could have examined from the perspective of any of the three great religions of the Book.”

 

 

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