Faith

Semaine sainte et Pâques à Montligeon, office de la passion
2023 Eastertide at the shrine of Montligeon

For the 2023 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, or to connect on our YouTube live broadcasts. Join us and experience the […]

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Père Nazaire Mabanza
Meet Father Nazaire Mabanza

Le père Nazaire Mabanza est secrétaire de la Fraternité de Montligeon en Afrique. Le prêtre congolais assure le lien entre la Fraternité et les 613 groupes de prière africains.

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Coeur de pauvre
A poor man’s heart?

“It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”  The Gospel recommends not to get blinded by material goods but to rather seek prayer and humility instead…

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France Bishops Conference presents the shrine of Montligeon

France Bishops Conference presents the shrine of Montligeon. Guided tour of this unique shrine by its rector, Fr. Paul Denizot.

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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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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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