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Read about the Advent Penitential Services, the Holy Family Icon and Hour of Prayer, and more!
“A hungry man does not have to be reminded to eat.” Those were the words of my pastor after I confessed that I often allow myself to be distracted. “If you hunger for God more, you will be distracted less,” he said.
Read about the St. Patricks High School Christmas Concert, The Big Band Concert, and more!
Father Milton McWatch has passed away and his funeral was today. In memory of him I have posted this reflection he did for the Year of Mercy last year.
Read about the Advent Prelude to Christmas, the Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale, and the Ecumenical Prayer Service and more.
Firstly I want to thank you for inviting me to share a few words with you today on the importance of who we are – and what this means to us, to the system, and to the Church community as a whole.
Read about the Advent Prelude to Christmas, the Ecumenical Prayer Service, and more!!!
Read about the Thunder Bay Street Gospel, African Craft Sale, the Candy Cane Christmas Tea and Bazaar, Soup and Sandwich Sunday (For the Poor), and more!!!
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The Angelus is a centuries-old Catholic devotion that recalls the annunciation of Christ’s birth by the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary. In Praying the Angelus, popular author and speaker Jared Dees reinvigorates the devotion, shares intimately from his own experience of it, shows us how to get started, and enriches the practice with original…
What is the message of this movie? This movie is an inspiring true story of Harold Abraham (Eric Liddell) and the team that brought England to one of the finest and greatest sport victories at the 1924 Olympic Games.
What is the message of this movie? Olivia Hussey works very well in the life personification of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
His Eminence Cardinal Lacroix concelebrates the Opening Mass for the Provincial Catholic Women’s League Convention at St. Dominic Church on Sunday, July 9, 2017.
Read about the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, and much more in this edition of the Fall Education Series.
What is the message of this movie? This movie is a drama not meant to be a strictly historic account of the life of St. Josephine Bakhita, but it portrays many of the essential facts of the saints life.
Pope Francis stands with the Most Rev. Fred J. Colli, Bishop of Thunder Bay wearing the stole created by Grace Esquega and Sarah Matasawagon of Kateri Parish in Thunder Bay.
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Bishop Fred Joseph Colli is the current Bishop of Thunder Bay and area. The Bishops office oversees all day to day operations of the Diocese, the Pastoral Centre and local Catholic parishes. This also includes Diocesan Development, the webmaster, and finance offices.
Susan Nistico is the executive secretary and director of personnel to the Bishop, she can be reached at or by calling the Pastoral Centre.