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You are cordially invited to join us for the
St. Therese Faith Formation Program
2018 Commissioning Celebration
Saturday, May 19th, 2018

       Commissioning Mass –  2:00 pm       
Most Rev. Mark Hagemoen, Bishop, Diocese of Saskatoon
at St. Bruno Parish, 700 Kirby St. (behind St. Therese)

         Banquet & Program –  5:00 pm        
at St. Bruno Community Hall, 513 Kirby St.
*** RSVP / BANQUET TICKET PURCHASE by Monday, May 14, 3pm ***
Advance tickets: $30/person ($10/child 5-10, 4 & under free)  |      |   306.369.2555

           Family Dance with live music              
to follow at St. Therese Institute – Gymnasium
Admission by donation.

Tuesday, 01 May 2018 14:20 Written by in Blog & Updates TAGS

What are three ways that you can help us this Lent while also practicing the Lenten themes of Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving?

PRAYER: Pray for our staff and students, and for all our needs. (Join our prayer list)
FASTING: Offer up your sacrificestogether with ours so that we might fully live our Mission.
ALMSGIVING: Help provide for what we need through your financial donation. (How to Donate.)

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 13:43 Written by in Blog & Updates

This is an extension of the "How do you live out the Little Way in your vocation as a university student?" article printed in The Little Way Magazine (Fall/Winter 2017).

I believe that living the Little Way in any vocation is a matter of constantly refocusing on what we would call at St. Therese the “Duty of the Moment.” That is, prioritizing my responsibilities and acting accordingly, attending to each the best that I can. This means two things for me: first, discerning what I should be doing as a student at any given time, whether that be studying, attending classes, or going out for a drink and being social, which can sometimes be even more difficult to prioritize. Second, part of my duty of the moment is making sure that I am conducting myself in a way that allows me to do these things to the best of my ability. This includes…

Thursday, 07 December 2017 16:02 Written by in "The Little Way" Magazine

Say hello this the St. Therese students for the 2017-18 school year. It's an absolute JOY to have them from all across Canada!

Monday, 18 September 2017 11:36 Written by in Blog & Updates TAGS

We have a great line-up of speakers planned for our 2017-18 conferences!

Advent Conference (Dec 1-3, 2017)  with Fr. Rob Arsenault, CC (see Advent Conference info)
Lenten Conference (Feb. 23-25, 2018) with Dr. Scott Powell of the Lanky Guys podcast (see Lenten Conference info)
CANCELLED Theology of the Body (April 30 - May 3, 2018) with Christopher West (see Theology of the Body Conference info) (see the new Theology of the Body course)

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 15:32 Written by in Blog & Updates

We were very blessed to have Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, join us to celebrate our Commissioning of the Class of 2017 on Saturday, May 20.

On the evening prior to the Commissioning, Archbishop Bonzaai presented us with an Apostolic Blessing from Pope Francis in recognition and celebration of our 10th year! He also brought with him gifts from Pope Francis for each of our 36 students.

Thank you to all who have helped St. Therese grow in our first 10 years, and we are looking forward to, in the words of Archbishop Luigi, “years 11, 12… and 25!”

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 10:02 Written by in Blog & Updates

Join us at St. Therese Institute for our annual Lenten retreat and encounter the merciful love of God and prepare your hearts for Easter. This year we are blessed to have the brilliant and talented musician and speaker Jimmy Mitchell joining us from Tennessee to inspire, challenge, and bless us as we prepare for the Lenten season.

Monday, 23 January 2017 10:47 Written by in Blog & Updates TAGS

Wishing you and your loved ones a very Merry and Blessed Christmas. Thank you for the gift that your prayers, presence, and generosity have been to us over this past year.
St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus — Pray for Us.

from The Staff and Students at St. Therese Institute of Faith and Mission

PS: Our donations office will be closed through January 4. If you would like to give a year-end donation,
please email Vicky Serblowski to arrange, or visit our online donation page at

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 16:49 Written by in Blog & Updates TAGS

COME AND PICK WHILE THE PICKING IS GREAT -- Our fruit has ripened a couple weeks earlier than usual and cherries likely won't last into late August like in previous years.

The St. Therese grounds feature several acres of Cherry Orchard, featuring several varieties of the great tasting, tart-but-sweet University of Saskatoon-developed Dwarf Sour Cherry.

 We had previously announced earlier in the season that the cherry harvest looked poor, but our later cherries did not run into the issues that our early cherries did! Our later-ripening cherries are now ready for picking, and picking is looking great!

Friday, 29 July 2016 11:54 Written by in Blog & Updates TAGS

We received the news today (admittedly with both excitement and a bit of sadness) that Most Rev. Donald Bolen, Bishop of Saskatoon, has been appointed the next Archbishop of Regina.

We thank you, Bishop Don, for the 6 years that you have shepherded us, loved us, supported us and prayed for us, and we pray for God's graces to flow both into and through you more and more powerfully as you prepare to journey along the path that God has laid before you!

To read the official Diocese of Saskatoon announcement, please see
A letter by Bishop Don regarding his appointment can be found at

Monday, 11 July 2016 10:23 Written by in Blog & Updates
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