Stay tuned for our 40th Anniversary Events this Year!
The Sleeping Giant TEC Diocesan Youth Program is 40 years old! On Saturday, October 7, 2017, there will be a two-part celebration with a workshop from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the Pastoral Centre and a reunion Mass and dinner at 5:00pm at Corpus Christi Church. The workshop will be facilitated by Billy O’Regan, the Executive Director of TEC, and all who serve on TEC weekends are encouraged to attend. All former TECites are welcome to the reunion! Registration forms are available at your parish.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Diocesan & Parish Events
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Encountering Christ . . . .
In Standing For The Voiceless
Rikiau Primary School in Kenya is in need of assistance.
The Rikiau Primary School located in Kangeta, Meru County, Kenya has been identified by Chalice as a school in need of assistance. They are located in a region where climatic conditions are hot and dry and characterized as semi-arid. Water is scarce through most of the year and when the rain does come, it is often unreliable. You can read the entire PDF document of Rikiau Primary School Kangeta.
Update: December 2016, Bakesale and Update PDF from Chalice
Pope Francis has released the encyclical Laudato Si (Praised Be) – There is a short summary of the Eco-Theology Encyclical (letter) at the Vatican News Service website here.
Laudato Si will be the focus of Development & Peace’s 2015 Fall Action and 2016 Share Lent Campaigns. Good information including Saint Francis prayer Canticle of Creatures can be found at www.devp.org
The next March for Life is May 2018 – Ottawa
The main event, the March itself starting at Parliament Hill and continuing through downtown Ottawa, occurs on Thursday May 12. However, we have many other events you can partake in throughout the day and also the day before (Wed) and the day after (Fri). Below is a complete list.
For more information go to the Campaign Life Coalition Website.
You can also watch the 2012 Promotional Video by Campaign Life Coalition below or watch interviews with attendees to the March for Life courtesy of Saint Gabriel’s Newsroom. These two videos capture the essence of the National March for Life.
Those interested in attending the March for Life as a TEC group please contact Debbie DeBruyne at ten.l1508456204etyab1508456204t@eny1508456204urbed1508456204bed1508456204
National March for Life
In The Community
Corpus Christi hosts a vigil of prayer starting and ending with Mass at the beginning of the month. Throughout the night the vigil will be offered in the context of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and will include various devotions and prayers as well as opportunities for confession. The vigil is offered for the upholding of dignity of human life, and on behalf of families, married couples and priests. Contact Irene at 807-683-8285 or moc.n1508456204sm@5515084562045seni1508456204hener1508456204i1508456204.