Spring 2016 Magazine

My marriage announcement

Yes, I want us all! Here is my marriage announcement, and everyone is invited to the joyful occasion. A marriage with humanity, no less!

In Focus

Crying with the poor of Malawi

Malawi was once upon a time a beautiful prosperous land, with its large blue lake, mountains covered with trees, many small rivers of running water, large green gardens, children enjoying plenty of fruits falling from trees, and smiling people with welcoming hearts.

Contents

The Humdrum of Everyday Life
– André Gadbois
We – the Sum of I
– Audrey Charland
Us – the World
– Émilien Roscanu
A Finger Is Worth Two Teeth
– Suzanne Labelle, m.i.c.
Crying With the Poor of Malawi
– Huguette Ostiguy, m.i.c.
No – to Hatred
– Suzanne Boivin
A Recycled Missionary – ad gentes
– Cecilia Hong, m.i.c.
On the trail of Delia
– Librada Bantilan, m.i.c.
Living With My Difference
– Gabrielle Drouin, m.i.c.
In My Heart
– Suzanne Morneau, m.i.c.

Winter 2017 Magazine

Your light will shine

Imagine a bridge covered in lights! To commemorate Montreal’s 375th birthday, the city will be undertaking this lavish project. The beautiful bridge will light up the city. Everyone will celebrate!

In Focus

Bridges lighting up

Residents of all ages, once strangers, now gather and chat amicably. Some wander through the alley together, while others sit on brightly coloured benches and watch their children play. The Alley of Peace is alive with the buzz of cicadas and the hum of new relationships.

Contents

A Bridge Called Jesus
– André Gadbois
The MIC International Scholasticate
– Andrey Charland
Dear Montreal, It’s Your Turn
– Émilien Roscanu
Montreal
– Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, m.i.c.
Alley of Peace
– Suxanne Boivin
At the Heart of Papua
– Grégoire Viau
Marriage – The Visible Sign of a Creative Love
– Cecilia Hong, m.i.c.
On the Trail of Délia
– Carmèneta Beauplan, m.i.c.
Come and See
– Ravaka Andréa Razafindahy, m.i.c.

Autumn 2016 Magazine

Letting Go

Life is filled with surprises, both good and bad. How should we approach them?

In Focus

Out of Necessity

When time comes to plan the future it means looking reality in the face, studying the situation, making the right decision, and following through, sometimes at a heavy cost.

Contents

What Breath Remains?
– André Gadbois
Do We Remember
– Audrey Charland
Our Future’s Heritage
– Émilien Roscanu
Witnesses of the Mystery
– Monique Fortier, m.i.c.
Out of Necessity
– M.-P. Sanfaçon, m.i.c.
All You Have to Do Is Look
– Louise Lemire
Spin the Wool – Spin the Days
– Monique Bigras, m.i.c.
What Remains of My Mission
– Lucie Gagné, m.i.c.
Trusting the Future
– Leticia B. Dotollo, m.i.c.

Summer 2016 Magazine

Bread of Life

In many countries, bread is the primary source of food, much like rice in Asia. But bread is also a symbol of everyday life: we work for our bread and butter and to put bread on the table; we break bread, or take the bread out of someone’s mouth. All of these idioms demonstrate how fundamental bread is to our daily lives.

In Focus

What are we eating?

A recent trend in television has been to showcase top chefs from around the world. They have taken center stage and are more popular than ever. What are we eating? has become a pivotal question at the centre of our culinary activities.

Contents

What Is There To Eat? I’m Starving!
– André Gadbois
The Clamor of a Colorful Field
– Audrey Charland
Just Out of the Blue
– Katherine Broso, m.i.c. scolastique
A Note from Madagascar
– Miriama Ranorosoa, m.i.c., Nadya Rakotonirina, m.i.c., scholastic
Comfort Food
– Interview by: Carole Guévin
Who You Are Makes a Difference
– Adrienne Guay, m.i.c.
Three Meals a Day
– Émilien Roscanu
Dining at a Crossroad of Cultures
– Murielle Dubé, m.i.c.
Fruits Beyond our Borders
– Mary Hsu Pei-Fang, m.i.c.