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Spring Magazine 2024

Stopping to Contemplate 

When I saw Martin Beaupré’s painting Il n’y a pas de séparation entre nous et l’univers, I was captivated by its beauty and depth.

It transports us to the heart of infinity, where we discover a Presence.

A Meditation on Beauty

 "In everything which gives us the pure and authentic feeling of beauty there really is the presence of God. There is as it were an incarnation of God in the world and it is indicated by beauty". Simone Weil, Gravity and Grace

  

Contents

At the Heart of the Beauty

Stopping to Contemplate
–Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, M.I.C.
At the Source of M.I.C. History (Japan)
–Céline Bourbeau, M.I.C.
A Meditation on Beauty
–Emmanuel Bélanger
The Beauty of the World
–Sylvie Bessette
Beauty, Seeing with the Heart
–Rachel Duplessis
At the Heart of Beauty
–Mégane Abel
A Legacy to Build On
–Agathe Durand, M.I.C.
Fiery Hearts and Moving Feet
–Murielle Dubé, m.i.c.
Kyoko’s Big Heart
–Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, M.I.C.
With You, O Lord
–Léonie Therrien, M.I.C.

 

Winter 2024 Magazine

A Call to Benevolence

Within the Catholic Church, the month of October was an important time of reflection and discern- ment as the representatives of God’s people gathered in synod. Men and women, seated at the same table, listened to each other.

 

Sowing Joy and Hope with the Help of Animals

Living in a school with animals is not common practice in Hong Kong. However, it’s what we’ve been doing since 2013, and more and more people are getting to know the animals at Good Hope School.

Contents

At the Heart of Benevolence

A Call to Benevolence
–Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, M.I.C.
The Source of M.I.C. History (Taiwan)
–Huguette Chapdelaine, M.I.C.
Venerable Delia Tétreault
–Agathe Durand, M.I.C.
Family Spirit
–Maurice Demers
Benevolence: Inspiring Wisdom
–Editorial Team
The School of Divine Pedagogy
–Emmanuel Bélanger
Word of the Day: Benevolence
–Sylvie Bessette
When the Heart is Set, the Feet Follow
–Louisa Nicole, M.I.C.
Sowing Joy and Hope with the Help of Animals
–Pauline Yuen, M.I.C.
An Unexpected Path
–Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, M.I.C.
With You, O Lord
–Léonie Therrien, M.I.C.

 

Autumn Magazine 2023

Celebre,Bear Witness, Give Thanks

There are important moments in life that deserve to be celebrated. It is often a wonderful opportunity to gather grand-parents, parents, cousins and friends around the same table...

 

Family Solidarity, une richesse

My personal story clearly demonstrates the great value of family solidarity. This text is intended to honor my loved ones who support me greatly as I contend with a degenerative disease...

Contents

The Joy of the Gospel: WITNESS

Celebrate, Bear Witness, Give Thanks
–Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, M.I.C.
Delia’s Inspirations
–Éric Desautels
At the Roots of M.I.C. History
–Louise Denis, M.I.C.
Family Solidarity, Our Greatest Asset!
–Maurice Demers
Care Inspired by the Gospel
–Lise Tremblay, M.I.C.
The Visitation
–Anne-Marie Forest
A Living Faith
–Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, M.I.C.
Celebrating Life
–Ruth Nyalazi, M.I.C.
Witnessing the Spirit of Thanksgiving
–Adrienne Guay, M.I.C.
Dreams Take Flight
–Nicole Rochon
A Glimpse of Eternity
–Cécilia Hong, M.I.C.
With You, O Lord
–Léonie Therrien, M.I.C.

 Summer Magazine 2023

 5 minutes

Knock! Knock! Would you have five minutes for me? I have a small favor to ask you. Yes, I know, it may take a bit more time. It's true, but life is made up of these free moments that make everyone happy.

 Culture and Mission

Missionary Commitment in Philippines

Mother Delia, our foundress, used to say: It is not enough to express our gratitude to God in words; we must show it in our actions. Indeed, missionary life requires a contnuous commitment to the people. The Lord is present at every moment.

 

 Contents

 The Joy of the Gospel: Serving

 5 minutes
–Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, M.I.C.
 A Celebration from Afar
–Sara Olga Pérez, M.I.C.
 M.I.C. Mission to the United States
–Claudette Bouchard, M.I.C.
 At the Service of the World
–Marie-Paule Sanfaçon, M.I.C.
 A Hopeful Resistance Will Take You Further
–Rosette Lafortune, M.I.C.
 Precious Kateri Tekakwitha
–Anne-Marie Forest
 Missionary Commitment in Philippines
–Gérarlyn Saldua, M.I.C.
 Growing and Progressing
–Nicole Rochon  
 A Failure is Not the End of the World
–Godefroy Midy, SJ
 Cyclone Freddy: M.I.C. Sisters of Malawi in Service Dress
–Luke Bisani
 The Smoke Was White
–Léonie Therrien, M.I.C.
 Peace Be with You
–Monique Bigras, M.I.C.
 With You, O Lord
–Léonie Therrien, M.I.C.

 
 

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