Death Notice: Sister Hélène Roy, N.D.S.C. (1916-2021)
Sr. Hélène Roy (Sr. Marie-Hélèna), N.D.S.C., of Maison-mère des Religieuses Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur, Moncton, passed away following a lengthy illness on Thursday May 6, 2021, at the convent where she resided. She was 104 years old and in the 85th year of her religious life. Born in Haut-Nigadoo, she was the daughter of the late Marcel and Hélène (Doucet) Roy.
Launch of the New Canadian Reporting System for Sexual Abuse or Cover-up by a Catholic Bishop
The Bishops of Canada have launched a national, bilingual service for reporting situations of sexual abuse either committed or covered-up by a Bishop. This service furthers their commitment to responsibility, accountability and transparency in matters of clergy sexual abuse and their commitment to facilitate healing and justice for victims-survivors.
Dr. Alyre Desjardins, passed away at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Center on Friday, April 30, 2021, at the age of 91. Born in Grand Falls, NB, he was the son of the late Frank and the late Julie (nee: Bernier) Desjardins. He was a doctor of podiatry. He was the brother of Mgr Eymard Desjardins.
EWTN Canada is excited to share that the National March for Life will be taking place both in person as well as virtually this year, and we will be back on Parliament Hill, offering complete live coverage from start to finish on Thursday, May 13 from 11:30AM to 2:30PM (Eastern Time). We will also be re-airing the National March for Life on Friday, May 14th from 3:00AM to 6:00AM.
As a reminder, we continue to work from home, four days a week. It is therefore possible that we may not answer you quickly by email or by phone, or that we may be absent especially on Monday or Friday. When you call, always leave a message in the voice mailbox and we will return the call as soon as possible.
Starting on Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the video series entitled "Journey through Lent" offers an introduction and reflections on the Gospels for each Sunday during Lent 2021. This series is the result of a joint project of three CCCB offices: Office for Evangelization and Catechesis, "Office national de liturgie" and National Liturgy Office.
We are very grateful to Bishop Marcel Damphousse and Bishop Gérard Bergie for their generosity in preparing and recording these spiritual and pastoral reflections.