WYD 2011 the Pope’s youthfulness

The World Youth Days (WDY) are a great opportunity for the Christian youth from around the world to meet the Pope and to celebrate their faith together. The activities are not only for Catholics but for all young people who wish to live an unforgettable experience of prayer andsharing. From August 16 to August 21, two million young adults from two hundred countries came together to live this experience in Madrid, Spain. By Véronique Martel   Preparation Such an event demands a rigorous preparation. Upon their arrival the participants were guided to different homes either in Madrid or in...

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Blessed rice pots

Kuanhsi, Formosa By Sister Imelda of the Eucharist, m.i.c. Lei Chao Mei no longer walks in the darkness. Thanks in part to the good offices of her best friend, Chen Sieou Kiu, the light of Truth now illumines the pathway of her life. Chao Mei’s strong, magnetic personality is awakening her parents to the fact that this fair daughter of theirs knows exactly what she wants and will not allow anybody to make up her mind for her. Even as a toddler, when her devout relatives took her along to visit some renowned Buddhist shrine or other, evading their...

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Welcoming cities

Since always, immigrants have chosen to make their new homes in large cities. In the area of Côte-des-Neiges, in Montreal, they comprise 70% of the population. Their presence in their new surroundings inspires far-reaching effects.

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Chiloe

I remember when I was yet a school girl hearing Chiloé described as a «strange remote island» off the Chilean coast. Little did I then think I would one day be assigned to it as a missionary!

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