Great disaster at Naze – Boarding-school partly destroyed by a terrible typhoon

On Sunday, the feast of St. Michael, a terrible typhoon shook Naze, causing great damage especially to our boarding-school. Let me first tell you that we are all safe and sound. How can we ever thank Divine Providence for the visible protection shown us. It is true that the damages amount to 3,000 yen, but, after all, what is that compared to the loss of lives, and there were none.

Mission Exhibit held in Springfield

By an anonymous person   An important Mission Exhibit, the first in the Diocese, was held in the Springfield auditorium, under the auspices of His Excellency Most Reverend Thomas M. O'Leary, Bishop of Springfield, from October 15th to 19th last. In response to...

Cultivating dignity in Haiti

Interview with Sylvie Ouellet by Marie-Eve Homier Violent political unrest, a powerful tropical storm, disastrous floods... Many days of mourning have brought sadness to Haiti's bicentennial year. Although some foreign countries generously responded to its distress...

Winter 2019 Magazine

God’s Surprises

When I entered my community, I chose it because it was Canadian and mission oriented. The Foundress, Délia Tétreault, originally from Marieville, QC, had established her first house in Montreal. In 1974, when I was in Haiti, I had quite a surprise when I heard the Superior General, Sr. Monique Préfontaine, declare that our community had become international.

In Focus

The story of a vocation

I was born in a large family of twelve, five boys and seven girls; I am the tenth. After my birth my mother paralysed and was treated with Chinese medicine. Consequently, I was absorbing that medication; due to lack of nourishment, my immune system was weak.


Transmit to Establish Roots
– André Gadbois
To Be Firmly Rooted
– Éric Desautels
From Mountains to the Jungle (1st part)

– Audrey Charland
The Fantasies of God in Délia’s Life

– Suzanne Labelle, m.i.c.
The Story of a Vocation
– Rosa Yung, m.i.c.
Societies Made to Be Tightly Knit

– Maurice Demers
Immigration and Resilience
– Suzanne Lachapelle
Thank you from Haiti
– Carmèneta Beauplan, m.i.c.
Rays of Hope

– Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, m.i.c.
Clara Lambert, the Wordsmith
– Marie-Ève Bouchard
Mond’Ami Is Celebrating
– Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, m.i.c.

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