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Monday Memo – December 11th, 2017

December 11, 2017

Read about the Advent Penitential Services, the Holy Family Icon and Hour of Prayer, and more!

10 Ways to Reduce Distractions in Prayer

December 6, 2017

“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.

Monday Memo – December 4th, 2017

December 6, 2017

Read about the St. Patricks High School Christmas Concert, The Big Band Concert, and more!

Im Memory of Fr. Milton McWatch

December 4, 2017

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.

Monday Memo – November 27th, 2017

November 27, 2017

Read about the Advent Prelude to Christmas, the Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale, and the Ecumenical Prayer Service and more.

Faith Day Talk to the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board

November 20, 2017

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.

Monday Memo – November 20th, 2017

November 20, 2017

Read about the Advent Prelude to Christmas, the Ecumenical Prayer Service, and more!!!

Monday Memo – November 13th, 2017

November 13, 2017

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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December 4, 2017

November 27, 2017

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…

Reel Review with Fr. Luigi – November 2017

November 20, 2017

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.

Reel Review with Fr. Luigi – October 2017

October 30, 2017

What is the message of this movie? Olivia Hussey works very well in the life personification of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

Fall 2017 Newsletter

October 23, 2017

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.

2017 Fall Education Series Event Poster

September 21, 2017

Read about the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, and much more in this edition of the Fall Education Series.

Reel Review with Fr. Luigi – June 2017

September 13, 2017

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.

Spring 2017 Newsletter

September 11, 2017

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.

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