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pourquoi offrir une ardoise à montligeon
Why I deciced to donate a slate to Montligeon

The shrine of Montligeon is calling to offer roof slates to replace the original ones dating back to 1903, and proposes to have them customised to your name or that of a loved one. This approach particularly touched a donor. She explains why she decided to donate a slate to Montligeon.

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Monseigneur Blair, archevêque d'Hartford
“Let’s take care of our deceased!” Thus, is the plea of Monsignor Blair

Monsignor Blair, Archbishop of Hartford, CT, USA reminds us that purgatory exists and that we need to take care of our deceased.

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Une ardoise pour Montligeon
Offer a roof slate to the basilica of Montligeon

The roof covering the nave and choir was completed in 1903, its slates are the originals. 79500 slates urgently need to be replaced. You can help by offering one or several customizable slate(s).

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L'espérance peut-elle nous aider à traverser l'épreuve ?
Can hope help us get through distress?

Can hope help us get through distress? Shouldn’t we rather rely on hope? What is Christian hope about?

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Prière pour les défunts
Is praying for our dead and hoping they are saved incompatible?

We would love to know whether or not our deceased loved ones are in Heaven. Is praying for our deceased and hoping they are saved incompatible? If it is impossible to know, we must trust that they are in Heaven and pray for them tirelessly.

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2022-12-19 With Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York
Montligeon mission to the USA

In 1897, Fr. Buguet visited the United States where the spiritual charitable work he had initiated merely a few years earlier had diffused. Mid-December 2022, Fr. Paul Denizot, the rector of Montligeon followed his footsteps.

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Etre chrétien facilite-t-il le travail de deuil
Getting through the stages of mourning: is it easier when you are a Christian?

Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross identified 5 stages experienced by the kin: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Sister Cecilia would rather speak of the various “states” in mourning, because the course – or rather the courses – involved in mourning are not undeviating. Moreover, emotions can play hide and seek and often waiver from one to another as well as be overwhelming.

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Dom Thomas Georgeon, Frère Luc de Tibhirine et la mort
Brother Luke of Tibhirine and death

Bro. Luke was one of the seven Trappist monks of Tibhirine murdered in 1996 in Algeria. His writings reveal his perception of death, his hope as well as his fearlessness with regards to dying. Through his writings, he left us a piece of good news regarding death.

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Should we talk about the dead to children ?

The death of a loved one affects so much the adults that they tend to not let their children know about it, so as to protect them. Very often, they remain silent and choose not to trigger off questions from their young ones. Should we talk to children about the dead?

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Mgr Nassar, ramener la paix en Syrie
Msgr. Nassar about bringing peace back in Syria

Msgr. Samir Nassar has been the Maronite Archbishop of Damas, Syria since 2006. In an interview for the shrine magazine “Chemin d’éternité”, he speaks of the preoccupying situation presently prevailing in Syria but also of his hope.

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