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Lettre circulaire

Depuis les débuts de l’Institut, le Père Roy écrivait des lettres circulaires aux membres. « En publiant une Circulaire, le Père Roy, d’une manière officielle s’adressait à tous les membres de l’Institut Séculier Pie X.

God’s Joy in a Totally Given Heart!

There are some women who leave a lasting impression on our lives. In addition to my mother, who gave me life and faith, I think of Miss Bernice Parent, Miss Alice Pinsonneault, Sister St-Gilbert. These are elementary school teachers who have marked my intelligence as much as my soul. But life moves on, and other women cross our path… and open up furrows that leave permanent marks within us.

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A Spiritual Harvest Full of Hope

Last June 9, in Guatemala City, the Pius X Secular Institute convened the members of the region of this Central American country. Father Marcel Caron, director general, and Ms. Suzanne Guérard, member of the general council, were present to celebrate the commitments of several members.

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A “Father Henri Jubilee Year”.

“Father Roy is a spiritual giant!” These were the words of Lorraine (Noël) and George Provencher in the foreword to the volume “Jésus, je suis à toi!” — “Jesus, I Am Yours”.

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The New Year Begins With A “Yes”!

The members of the Pius X Secular Institute have inaugurated the new year with the commitment of consecrated and associate members in Nicaragua, Colombia and soon in Guatemala. These commitment days allow us to celebrate the relevance of our vocation to the times in which we live.

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Christmas is Cancelled !

“And you, Bethlehem, land of Judah, are certainly not the last among the chief towns of Judah, for from you a leader will come forth, who will be the shepherd of my people Israel” (Mt 2:6). These words, which we will hear in our churches, will no doubt cause a twinge of sadness this year. For as I write these lines, workers are at work removing the decorations from the Nativity Square in Bethlehem. Nor will there be the big Christmas tree that we see in the world’s great squares.

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In memoriam: Lady Solano Muskus

Ladymith Auxiliadora del Socorro Solano Muskus was born in Sahagún (Córdoba, Colombia) on November 10, 1943. A few days after her 80th birthday, on the feast day of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, November 27, she surrendered herself to the merciful love of the Father she loved so much in life.

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I Also Want to Give!

The Pius X Secular Institute is joining the “Giving Tuesday” movement. It’s a global movement focused on generosity to help individuals and organizations transform their communities and the world.

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A Summer of International Activities!

The members of the Pius X Secular Institute have been busy this summer! Because the mission is never on vacation… On the contrary, we are given the grace to share it at all times and in all places… because “our parish is the world”, as our founder, Father Henri Roy, used to say!

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All Is Not Lost!

From the windows at Newark Airport, I see a large United 787 Dreamliner. It’s not the one that will take me to Guadalajara – where I’m headed for an international seminar of the St. Andrew’s School of Evangelization – but I admit that on this Earth Day, I feel a certain unease.

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A Family on Mission

“Today, as never before, the Church has the opportunity of bringing the Gospel, by witness and word, to all people and nations. I see the dawning of a new missionary age, which will become a radiant day bearing an abundant harvest, if all Christians, and missionaries and young churches in particular, respond with generosity and holiness to the calls and challenges of our time.” These words were written 30 years ago by Pope John Paul II as the conclusion of his encyclical Redentoris Missio.

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