Over the last few weeks, we have presented several electronic resources in this bulletin that we hope will be of a spiritual benefit to you. Our bi- weekly bulletins are posted on our website for further reference, with additional resources added to it. In this final installment of electronic resources, I will share my two favourite podcasts. These free talks are available wherever you download your podcasts (i.e. iTunes or Google Android Market). 1) The Art of Catholic with Matthew Leonard: Join internationally-known author and speaker Matthew Leonard for joyful, passionate (and often humorous) explanations of the deep truths of the faith, as well asRead More →

As mentioned in our last bulletin, you have arrived at our new website: http://sacredheart-stbridget.com There are many great electronic resources that can benefit our spiritual lives. This week, we will focus on what can be used on a daily/ weekly basis: The Word Among Us – A Catholic Devotional Magazine based on the daily readings (http://wau.org) United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Website – Worth exploring particularly their excellent video reflections for the daily readings of Mass (http://www.usccb.org/bible/reflections/index.cfm) Divine Office – Helps us pray the beautiful prayer of the Church called the Liturgy of the Hours. (http://divineoffice.org) Three free apps for both Android and iPhone/iPad:Read More →

A special thanks to Deacon Brent McLaren, for his work on our parish website. As Deacon Brent’s work continues, it reminds us of the importance of new media in our lives as disciples of Christ in the 21st Century. We are blessed to live in an age with so many technological possibilities. All technologies, including web resources, are tools available to us to bring us closer to God and His Church. Of course, like any tool, the web will only be beneficial to us if we use it properly and prudently. It is my intention over the next few weeks to share with you someRead More →

On April 11th, Pope Francis announced an Extraordinary Jubliee of Mercy to begin December 8th, 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, through to November 20th, 2016. In order to prepare ourselves for this special grace, I invite you to read the Papal Bull that the Holy Father wrote for this occasion. Here is his introduction: “Jesus Christ is the face of the Father’s mercy. These words might well sum up the mystery of the Christian faith. Mercy has become living and visible in Jesus of Nazareth, reaching its culmination in him. The Father, “rich in mercy” (Eph 2:4), after having revealed his name toRead More →