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Etre chrétien facilite-t-il le travail de deuil
Does being a Christian facilitate the stages of mourning?

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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Frère Luc de Tibhirine et la mort.
Bro. Luke 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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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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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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What is our relationship with time?

What is our relationship with time? Is time a mere material that we can dispose of as we please? Analysis by Fr. Don Lanavère, priest of the Community of Saint-Martin and professor of philosophy at the Community’s seminary. What is our relationship with time? Our […]

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Toucher les cœurs, même après la mort
Touching hearts, even beyond death

Lecture about Purgatory, by Msgr. Celestino Migliore, Apostolic Nuncio to France, on the feast of the Ascension of Our Lord, on May 26, 2022.

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The Communion of Saints, the unfamiliar treasure

What is the communion of saints? It is like an immense love bank that connects Heaven, earth and the deceased in purgatory. Christ is the Chief and He seeks to get us partake in one another’s salvation. The communion of saints is an unlimited source […]

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Don Paul Denizot, recteur de Montligeon et Guillaume Desanges, RCF
Is remaining hopeful still possible amidst collapse?

Crises économiques et politiques, drames personnels, deuils, ruptures…, quand tout s’effondre autour de nous, l’espérance nous est-elle d’un grand secours ?

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Don Pierre Gazeau
The Last Judgment: good news or not?

Most people fear the Last Judgment, whilst a few see it as good news…What is the Last Judgment about? Is it to fear? Guidelines from Rev. Fr. Pierre Gazeau in a brief interview by Guillaumes Desanges, for RCF (national French Catholic Radio). Why are we […]

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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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