ARCTIC BAY MISSION, also known by its Inuktitut name ‘Ikpiarjuk,’ in the Diocese of Churchill-Hudson Bay, Nunavut. is one of the northernmost missions in the Canadian North. PHOTO BY FATHER TONY KROTKI, O.M.I.
ABORIGINAL MINISTRY IN KEEWATIN-LE PAS Members of the Aboriginal Ministry committee: Harry Lafond, Father Garry LaBoucane, O.M.I., Dr. Bob McKeon, Father Carl Starkloff, S.J., Dr. Dan Kingdon, Archbishop Sylvain Lavoie, O.M.I. Seated: Barb Marquis, Sister Eva Solomon, C.S.J., Sister Priscilla Solomon, C.S.J., Germaine Lafond.
THROWING ‘STONES OF HARDNESS’ INTO THE
DRUM PRAYER during one of the spiritual gathering rituals at russell lake in
FAITH FORMATION OF CHILDREN: Maria Regina Parish in Port-au-Port, Diocese of Corner Brook and Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador, continue to assist parents in religious formation, faith development and sacramental preparation. Parents have become very involved in family catechesis and see this process not only as a challenge but also as a blessing and a grace.
ICONS: EPARCHIAL LAY FORMATION: Prayer is an essential element to any formation program. To the lay formation program in Saskatoon, it is fundamental. Icons of St. Michael written by Eparchial Lay Formation participants in the Eparchy of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
HEALING SOUL PAIN: Healing Soul Pain session at First Nations Ministry office in North Battleford, Saskatchewan: Verna Whitford, left, Eric Tootoosis, Sister Rita Bisson, p.m., and Margaret Ruda, front. Each gathering includes prayer and meditation, journalling and confidential sharing, to help members release hurt, anger and grief.
PHOTO BY THERESE JELINSKI
DAUGHTERS OF PROVIDENCE SISTERS