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Filled with Holy Spirit 

                 – Br. Michael, ofm   Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him […]

Day Retreats in February

Tuesday, February 1 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Healing, Wholeness and Hope International Day of Human Fraternity A day of reflection, sharing and prayer.     Wednesday, February 9 9:00 […]

Marvellous Works

                              – Br. Michael, ofm   The New Year has quickly taken off. We may still […]

Advent Hastening

Br. Michael Perras, OFM As we move into these final days of Advent, we turn our attention to Elizabeth and Zechariah, to Mary and Joseph and to their stories. Each […]


Dear Friends of Mount St. Francis, We invite you to check out our Annual Event: Greccio: A St. Francis Christmas Pageant We decided again this year to offer it as an […]

Encountering Advent Light

 – Br. Michael, ofm Poet and scholar J. Philip Newell shares a story of a presentation he made in Ottawa years ago, where a Mohawk elder was invited to make […]

Advent Dreaming

 – Br. Michael, ofm John the Baptist is a dominate figure in Advent. His call to “prepare the way of the Lord” based on the prophets before him is the […]

Encountering Advent

 – Br. Michael, ofm In a reflection given earlier this year, Jesuit Peter Bisson described vowed religious women and men as “artisans of encounter,” I believe that this easily describes […]