Seasoned Friendship

On July 4th OLMs were delighted by a visit from one of the Nigerian mission’s dearest friend, Bishop Peter Adoboh from the Diocese of Katsina-Ala, Nigeria.  Upon his arrival, he met with the sisters who had been missioned in Nigeria and they shared tears and laughter telling stories of the people with whom they have worked […]

Friendship Revitalized

Canada Day brings people from sixteen different countries together in High Park Forest as Becoming Neighbours community.  This annual celebration is always a time to remember to rejoice, to gather as multi-cultural community and celebrating with Latino cuisine, dancing to the music from African drummers, and creative artworks. This Diocesan Ministry is a companion programme […]

Becoming Neighbours Visit

The weather was beautiful and the company was enriching as the Latino Women’s Group of Becoming Neighbours visited Our Lady’s Missionaries at our central house last Saturday, June 25. After introductions were made, we enjoyed songs…             …and clarinet playing.   This was followed by a pot luck barbecue. Our […]

Partners with OLM Mission Statement

  With cheerfulness the partners with Our Lady’s Missionaries and new faces gathered at Leander house on June 19th to discuss the drafted Mission Statement and to celebrate as a group of women and men who are attracted to the OLM charism which emphasizes a concern for social justice.  The gathering began by reading a […]

Grassy Narrows Must Be Cleaned Up Now!

  The River Run Walk has been an annual event for the past 4 years.  The people from Grassy Narrows make the long journey from their homes north of Kenora in an attempt to raise awareness and hopefully action on the mercury poisoning in their river system.  Some 50 years ago a pulp and paper […]

Day of Reflection

    On May 18th, OLMs gathered at Leander Court to reflect on our present and future reality.   Sister Margo Ritchie CSJ from London, ON facilitated the day with  prayer, song and conversation.  She quoted the statements  we agreed upon at our Chapter 2015.   WOW!! As once again God reveals God’s blessings in our lives and the people who have journeyed with […]

Joint Ecological Ministry

On Thursday, April 21, several OLMs attending a gathering of JEM (Joint Ecological Ministry) at the Mary Ward Centre. The topic was, “Reflections on COP 21″.  There were two speakers – Dr. Stephen Scharper and Kevin Thomas of SHARE.  Both were excellent… If you’re interested, you can watch their presentations here:   Dr. Stephen Scharper […]

Climate Change

  The Partners with OLM group gathered once again at our Central House on Sunday, April 10.  The theme was Climate Change and we were delighted to have Stephen Leahy as our speaker. Stephen Leahy is an independent environmental journalist and co-recipient of the 2012 United Nations Global prize for Climate Change Reporting.  His book, […]

Basketfull of Blessings

    Each birthday is an opportunity to ponder the amazing miracle of being alive, as well as to reflect on how one is part of the Universe Story.  On April 5th, Sr. Mary Hughes celebrated her 95th birthday with family and Our Lady’s Missionaries at Leander. The event was highlighted with a prayer of thanksgiving […]

Still With Us!

    If the message of Christmas is “God with us”, then the message of Easter must be “God is still with us”. The empty tomb and Jesus’ presence with His followers tell us that sin does not have the last word, that God is stronger and very much present in our world and our […]