Honouring Water

On September 14th, a Thursday evening,  some OLMs and friends met for a faith sharing reflection at Cosburn house using “Water” as a theme for the prayer gathering.     Christine, who organized this small group sharing, invited each one to remember their experiences of water.  Some shared delightful experiences of water from childhood and […]

We Are One, United for Peace!

    On Thursday, August 31, some of OLMs attended a group rally hosted by SAFE: Solidarity Against Fascists Everywhere, which was held at the Queens Park.  The theme of the rally was: “We are one community, united against hate. Join together – with your neighbours, friends, and family. Together we can fight the right!” […]

Our Lives Connected

                                                     Memorare                                                     -Sr. Marie […]

Solar Eclipse 2017

On August 21, 2017, some OLMs observed the solar eclipse using our neat homemade viewers made of shoe boxes, pieces of aluminum foil and white bond paper, thanks to the CSA for posting instructions on how to make a solar eclipse projector. The solar eclipse in Toronto occurred at about 2:30 pm.  It was a […]

Chico and Pedro – Sister Maejanet Mac Donnell, OLM

  OLMs remember Maejanet Mac Donnell known as “Elisabete” by the people of Brazil for her deep thoughts about peace and justice she portrayed in this poem she wrote.   Chico and Pedro Sister Maejanet Mac Donnel, OLM   “Yip, Yip, Va” and a rustling swack Of palm leaf bough behind his back Sends his […]

Announcing the new Executive Director of Presentation Manor

The following is a press release regarding Presentation Manor, a joint project of several religious communities, including Our Lady’s Missionaries: Fr. George Smith, CSB, chair of the Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Gordon Perrault as the Executive Director of Presentation Manor for Seniors, effective August 1, 2017. At the […]

NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY

The UN asks individuals around the world to mark Nelson Mandela International Day on the day he was born, 18th of July. This is a commemoration that encourage us to make a difference in our life as a community. Each of us has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better, […]

Partners with OLM BBQ

The Partners with OLM group and Our Lady’s Missionaries gathered on a Sunday afternoon in June to review the past year and celebrate with a potluck barbecue. We re-read our Mission Statement: PARTNERS with Our Lady’s Missionaries is a group of women and men who are attracted to our charism, share our concern for social […]

Advancing Non-Violence in the Catholic Church

  Two of Our Lady’s Missionaries attended this gathering. It was very inspiring to hear the cry for nonviolence  that our world needs to hear today. Below is an excerpt from Pax Christi – Toronto on Advancing Non-Violence in the Catholic Church: Pax Christi Toronto – Catholic Nonviolence Initiative Friday, June 23, 2017 – 12:00pm […]

Sacred Water

  Two OLM sisters attended the CRC National JPIC Gathering held last June 6-8, 2017 in Toronto with the theme: “Access to safe drinking water is a basic and human right”. The gathering started with Elder Josephine Mandamin, Ojibwe grandmother and water walker who described how indigenous nations live with reverence for nature.  She demonstrated […]