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INTRODUCING our third-year STAY Students for next year!
We're SUPER EXCITED to having these 6 AMAZING YOUNG ADULTS return for a third year to facilitate and lead our student community in 2021-22!
STAY'n on, from left to right: Rachel Vandermeer , Zachary Lunghamer, Kalista Nugent, Andrea Bator, Emily Bourke and Jacob Anderson! YAY!!! ?
What is our third-year STAY program? STAY stands for St. Therese Apostolic Year. A stay is also a rope or a cable on a ship that runs from the hull to the mast providing support, stability, and strength. "These third year disciples...will provide support, stability, and strength to the good ship St. Therese, helping the winds of the Holy Spirit to fill the sails.“ (Find out more about the STAY program in our Summer 2018 edition of The Little Way Magazine: www.St-T.ca/tlw11.2-stay)
Come on board for a nine-month cruise through the Catholic isle of faith, reason, personal growth and lifelong friendship on the Good Ship St. Therese! STUDENT APPLICATIONS for the 2021-2022 year are open at www.StTherese.ca/ApplyToday
#StThereseInstitute #IntentionalDisciples #SuperAmazingButHumblePeople
Monday, 31 May 2021 11:04 Written by in Blog & Updates
Canadian philosopher of Communication Marshall McLuhan once quipped that with communication “The medium is the message.” Nick and special guest Fr. John O’Brien reflect on this quote and it’s relevance for media literacy for Catholics in digital times.
Friday, 28 May 2021 11:29 Written by in "A Little Way-Word" Podcast TAGS

CONGRATULATIONS to the 43 AMAZING YOUNG ADULTS who journeyed, studied, prayed and lived together this year at St. Therese Institute — 27 first-, 9 second- and 7 third-year students! These unprecedented times led to an INCREDIBLE bonding between the students this year. We pray for you all as you venture forth from here as formed and faith-filled Missionary Disciples, taking the Light of Christ into the World! They will be Commissioning today by Bishop Mark Hagemoen.

Saturday, 22 May 2021 07:52 Written by in Blog & Updates
Emily Bourke, one of our amazing Second-Year Students, shares her reflection on this Sunday's GOSPEL READING for The Feast of Pentecost, MAY 23, from JOHN 20:19-23. This concludes our series of student reflections until Fall 2021. Thanks for watching & listening!
Friday, 21 May 2021 07:50 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections

As of July 1, Vicky Serblowski (pictured) will be stepping aside as the Executive Director of St. Therese Institute as John W. Romanowsky, PhD, assumes the position. Vicky will continue working in administration at St. Therese during the transition in leadership.

Thursday, 20 May 2021 08:58 Written by in Blog & Updates
Louise Fournier, one of our amazing Second-Year Students, shares her reflection this Sunday's GOSPEL READING for The Ascension of the Lord, MAY 16, from Mark 16:15-20. Christ is risen! Alleluia!
Saturday, 15 May 2021 12:03 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections
Zachary Lunghammer, one of our amazing Second-Year Students, shares his reflection this Sunday's GOSPEL READING for the SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, MAY 9, from John 15:9-17. Christ is risen! Alleluia!
Friday, 07 May 2021 15:46 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections
Nick Pierlot, our Assistant Director of Formation, shares his reflection this Sunday's GOSPEL READING for the FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, MAY 2, from John 15:1-8. Christ is risen! Alleluia!
Friday, 30 April 2021 12:16 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections
Second-year student, Kalista Nugent, shares her reflection this Sunday's GOSPEL READING for the FORTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, APRIL 25, from John 10:11-18. Christ is risen! Alleluia!
Friday, 23 April 2021 14:03 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections
Second-year student, Jacob Anderson, shares his reflection this Sunday's GOSPEL READING for the THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER, APRIL 18, from Luke 24:35-48. Christ is risen! Alleluia!
Friday, 16 April 2021 20:26 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections
Second-year student, Maria Dusterhoft, shares her reflection on the doubts of Thomas in the Gospel reading for Divine Mercy Sunday, April 11, from John 20:19-31 as our "The Lord's Day" Sunday Gospel reflections 2020-2021 series joyfully proceeds through the Easter Season! Christ is risen! Alleluia!
Friday, 09 April 2021 13:39 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections

Happy Easter!

God blesses us in so many different ways, each and every day: from the gift of Eternal Life (woo hoo!), to the gift of receiving Jesus —Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity— in the Eucharist (woo hoo!), to the gift that each of you are to us (that deserves another woo hoo!).


Thank you for being a part of the St. Therese extended family. From our immediate family of staff and students, to your family:

HAPPY EASTER and GOD BLESS :)

 

If you would like to donate to St. Therese, please visit our donation page at www.StTherese.ca/Donate. Note: If making a donation by phone, our office will be closed through the Easter weekend until Tuesday, April 6.
St. Therese is a registered Canadian charitable organization (#82756 6324 RR0001) and is able to issue tax receipts for eligible donations.

Thursday, 01 April 2021 17:24 Written by in Blog & Updates
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the little way magazine  is published by St. Therese Institute twice per year (usualy). Its focus and purpose is to spread the spirituality of St. Thérèse of Lisieux and her "little way" as lived by the community of students embarking on St. Therese Institute's Faith Formation Program, as well as keep you informed of what has and is happening at St. Therese Institute.

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The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections

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Go deeper into the Sunday Gospel, and make "keeping holy the Sabbath" a more important part of your life and a practice in your family, household or community.

One way that we strive to do this in St. Therese Institute's faith formation program is by inviting our students to participate in a weekly "The Lord's Day Celebration".

In the Jewish tradition, the new day begins at sundown (you'll see this echoed through into the Catholic tradition of having a Sunday Mass on the Saturday evening, for example). Our Lord's Day celebration begins at Saturday's supper with a short time of prayer, a reading of and reflection on the coming Sunday's Gospel reading, and then grace. After supper, a prayer of thanksgiving is said. The reflection on the Gospel is given either a student or one of our formation team. To bookend the Lord's Day, another short time of prayer precedes the Sunday supper grace, and again a prayer of thanksgiving follows supper.

Our director of Assistant Director of Formation, Nicholas Pierlot, explains more in the above video.

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Jim and Nick (and sometimes a special guest) discuss various topics, from Scripture to prayer to movies to books within the context of the 'little way' of St. Thérèse.

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