Faith

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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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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La commémoration des fidèles défunts par saint Odilon
Origin of the celebration of All Souls Day

Every year, the day after All Saints Day, on 2nd November, the Roman Catholic Church calls to pray for the deceased. This feast in commemoration of the faithful departed, is usually called the “Day of the dead”. How did it come about? Its instigation relates […]

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La résurrection est-elle une invention
Is the resurrection of the body a myth?

The resurrection has been debated ever since the beginning of the Church. Is the resurrection of the body a myth? What is the belief in the resurrection of the body grounded on? If Jesus rose from the dead, can we get to know him? Can […]

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Homélie de la messe des pères de famille présidée par Mgr Philippe Marsset à Montligeon
Dads’ pilgrimage and trekking to Montligeon, on Sunday July 3, 2022

“You are precious in my eyes…and I love you” (Is. 43,4) Hundreds of dads came together at the shrine of Montligeon, last Sunday, July 3, 2022.

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Death in regard to Second Vatican Council

At first glance, death seems to be the consequence of illness, or that of an accident, or of unavoidable old age. Yet, the real cause of death is not biological but spiritual. What does the Catholic Church say about death, and in particular the Second […]

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The surprise of the Resurrection – Homily of 2022 Easter Sunday

Rev. Fr. Guillaume d’Anselme Chaplain at the shrine of Montligeon I can already tell you the date: it will be April 9! Next year, Lent will start on Ash Wednesday February, 22; the celebration of the Last Supper will be on April 6 ; April […]

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Montligeon en République démocratique du Congo 2022
Visiting Montligeon Prayer Groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Rector of the shrine Montligeon, Fr. Paul Denizot together with Fr. Guillaume d’Anselme, chaplain at the shrine, travelled to the Democratic Republic of Congo in February 2022 in order to meet with as well as initiate new Montligeon Prayer Groups. The Montligeon Prayer Groups […]

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Homélie de la Vigile Pascale
About the Resurrection – 2022 Paschal Vigil homily

by Rev. Fr. Paul Denizot, on Saturday 16th April 2022 A German theologian said one day that the eventual miracle of a corpse brought back to life, would ultimately not matter since it would not impact our lives in the slightest. Lastly, we would not […]

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2022 Eastertide at the shrine of Montligeon

For the 2022 Eastertide at the shrine of Montligeon: see detailed schedule below. You are most welcome to come at all times and participate in the celebrations taking place at the shrine. For Easter, come and stay at the shrine, and experience the final Lenten […]

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