Summer 2018 Magazine

Urgent SMS...

Hurry, respond, I’m on the edge of an abyss... To receive a text like this would tear at the deepest parts of our hearts, wouldn’t it? Yet how many people, young and old, all helpless, commit suicide without ever receiving help?

In Focus

PRÉCI Project Madagascar

In collaboration with the Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception (MIC), the Student Reunification Program for International Cooperation (PRECI) from École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS) in Montreal, constructed a medical center in the Ambatofotsy village, Madagascar.

Contents

What a Team
- André Gadbois
Becoming Familiar with Differences
- Maurice Demers
The Budding of a Better Life

- Émilienne Raherimalala
The fantasies of God in Délia's life

- Suzanne Labelle, m.i.c.
PRÉCI Project — Madagascar
- Thomas Cardinal
Summer Fun

- Éric Désautels
Work of Hope in Haiti
- Mésina Paulémon, m.i.c.
The Path of Being

- Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, m.i.c.
Our Hearts Are Restless
- Cecilia Hong, m.i.c.

Spring 2018 Magazine

Roots of hope

The bougainvillea could be compared to the Word of God. The missionary sows the Word and by the grace of God it takes root in the human heart.

In Focus

A dream of liberation

Since 1942, hundreds of missionaries from Quebec have gone to Haiti to evangelize the population and support the local Church, as well as help the people in their quest for emancipation.

Contents

Taking action
- André Gadbois
The hope of harvest
- Éric Désautels
Chinese youth in Montreal

- Wilson Wong
The fantasies of God in Délia's life

- Suzanne Labelle, m.i.c.
A dream of liberation
- Maurice Dermers
Being committed to a true cause

- Carole Guévin
CAM-5 Project - Bolivia / Peru 2018
- Audrey Charland
Evangelization in Continental China
- Therese Peug, asmic
« Viva mi patria Bolivia! »

- Suzanne Labelle, m.i.c.
A daring hope
- Jeanne Ostiguy, m.i.c.

Winter 2017 Magazine

A moment of reflection

The pace of today’s society is such that time is passing us by. Time slips between our fingers. We often hear people say: I did not have time; I do not have time, and yet…

In Focus

At the school of Jesus

At the dawn of their departure, I managed to get an interview with the five young women who shared, in recent seasons, a house next to the MIC convent.

Contents

Zacchaeus, Come Down!
- André Gadbois
Challenged By the Diversity of Churches
- Pauline Boilard, m.i.c.
The Progress of Ti-Moun Misoynè

- Gisèle Vachon, m.i.c.
The Religious World of Montreal

- Carole Guévin
At The School of Jesus
- Audrey Charland
A Crowning Achievement

- Lise Tremblay, m.i.c.
Healing African Dance
- Ruth Christine Nyalazi, m.i.c.
Montreal Chinese Catholic Mission

- Cecilia Hong, m.i.c.
On the Road With Denise
- Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, m.i.c.

Autumn 2017 Magazine

LNuggets of Gold

Who would not go running, sieve in hand, to find gold at the bottom of a river? Yet, this precious gold we are searching for might not be where we think it might be…

In Focus

Un unforeseen discovery

When lay missionaries hear the CALL to go beyond their own boundaries, to be missionary disciples, the story of their experience is unique. Still journeying in a new land, André and Odette mull over their months abroad and they share with us their thinking and their discovery.

Contents

We Must Believe, Friend
- André Gadbois
A Little Piece of Me
- Audrey Charland
A New Museum and Its Story

- Jeanne Gauvin, m.i.c.
An Unforeseen Discovery

- Odette Beaudoin & André Larivière
Rose’s Garden
- Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, m.i.c.
Kanyanga – Promises of Life

- Jacqueline Vachet, m.i.c.
Today, the Lord Is Calling You
- The Editor
To Live Is to Love With All Your Heart

- Cecilia Hong, m.i.c.