Third-year student, Kasmira Warawa, shares a reflection on the Gospel reading for Sunday, December 27, the First Sunday after Christmas from Luke 2:22-40 (The Presentation in the Temple) for the next installment in our 2020-2021 "The Lord's Day" Sunday Gospel reflections series.

Wednesday, 16 December 2020 15:03 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections
When making decisions, we are called to reflect Christ in every action we take. But how do we know what is the best choice?
To answer this question, this episode launches a three part mini-series on Discernment.  In this first part, Jim and Nick talk about the basic 'shape' of discernment, outlining its purpose, its general characteristics, and some fundamental distinctions about its horizons.
 
Friday, 18 December 2020 09:48 Written by in "A Little Way-Word" Podcast

Third-year student, Rebecca Skuban, shares a reflection on the Gospel reading for Sunday, December 20, the Forth Sunday of Advent from Luke 1:26-38 (The Annunciation to Mary) for the next installment in our 2020-2021 "The Lord's Day" Sunday Gospel reflections series.

Wednesday, 16 December 2020 14:55 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections

Second-year student, Louise Fournier, shares a reflection on the Gospel reading for Sunday, December 13, the Third Sunday of Advent from John 1:6-8,19-28 (John the Baptist's testimony to the coming of Jesus) as our 2020-2021 series of "The Lord's Day" Sunday Gospel reflections continues.

Friday, 11 December 2020 11:15 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections
In the Sermon on the Mount, Christ commands that we should be"perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect" (Mt. 5:48). All Christians are therefore called to be 'perfect', but what does that mean, exactly? In this episode, Jim and Nick discuss call to perfection and distinguish it from its unhealthy manifestation, perfectionism.
 
Thursday, 10 December 2020 10:28 Written by in "A Little Way-Word" Podcast

Second-year student, Andrea Bator, shares a reflection on the Gospel reading for Sunday, December 6, the Second Sunday of Advent from Mark 1:1-8 (The Preaching of John the Baptist) as our 2020-2021 series of "The Lord's Day" Sunday Gospel reflections continues.

Friday, 04 December 2020 18:51 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections

Second-year student, Rachel Vandermeer, shares a reflection on the Gospel reading for Sunday, November 29, the First Sunday of Advent from Mark 13:33-37 (The Necessity for Watchfulness) as our 2020-2021 series of "The Lord's Day" Sunday Gospel reflections continues.

Friday, 27 November 2020 16:12 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections

Second-year student, Zachary Lunghamer, shares a reflection on the Gospel reading for Sunday, November 22, the Solemnity of Christ the King from Matthew 25:30-45 (The Judgment of Nations) as our 2020-2021 series of "The Lord's Day" Sunday Gospel reflections continues.

Friday, 20 November 2020 14:21 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections
“Were not our hearts burning within us[...]” (Luke 24:32a) This episode covers one of Jim and Nick's favorite biblical passages, the "Road to Emmaus" narrative in Luke 24. Reflecting on the passage, they attempt to peal back some of its layers of meaning. Ultimately, the Road to Emmaus reveals the spiritual pathway one experiences when encountering Jesus and becoming intentional disciples.
 
Wednesday, 18 November 2020 10:36 Written by in "A Little Way-Word" Podcast

Second-year student, Emilie Edmondson, shares a reflection on Matthew 25:14-30 (The Parable of the Talents) in the inaugural video in our 2020-2021 school year's "The Lord's Day" Sunday Gospel reflection series.

Friday, 13 November 2020 17:26 Written by in The Lord's Day — Sunday Gospel Reflections

With the podcast being recorded on Pope St. John Paul II's feast day (Oct. 22), Jim and Nick reflect on the impact that the heroic Pope had on both of their lives. Discussing personal experiences of John Paul II as well as the import of his teaching, the podcast ends with a reflection on the relevance of John Paul II for the present and future Church.

Friday, 23 October 2020 15:16 Written by in "A Little Way-Word" Podcast

We will be holding our AGM virtually via Zoom this year. We invite all those interested in learning more about the operations and finances of St. Therese School of Faith and Mission Inc. to join us November 18, 7:00 PM CT. The Annual General Meeting will be accessible through www.St-T.ca/AGM2020. We recommend joining 5 minutes prior to start. See you there!

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:58 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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