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July 22, 2014
Novalis Partners with Canadian Retailers in Distributing Pope Francis’ Church of Mercy
Pope Francis continues to catch the world’s attention with his message of hope and mercy for all God’s people. As Canada’s Catholic publisher, Novalis is making sure that Canadians everywhere discover his inspiring message by partnering with Walmart, Costco and Chapters Indigo in sharing his bestselling book Church of Mercy.
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August 28, 2014
Experiencing Perfect Freedom: Augustine's Lesson to Us
I first encountered St. Augustine’s Confessions as an 18-year-old university student. My professor, a kind and gentle priest from China, Fr. Peter Wong, extolled the work’s place in Christian history and its relevance for us today. Sadly, my friends and I were not taken by the work and lamented the never-ending lectures on its content. We dismissed Augustine as one who overly obsessed his sinfulness and who held less than noble views of babies. I shamefully admit today that at the end of the course I tossed the Confessions into a pile of other seemingly useless texts from university.
September 27, October 4 & 25, 2014
Archdiocese of Toronto: Faith Formation Days for Catechists
Do you help the parish prepare children and youth for First Reconciliation, Holy Communion and/ or Confirmation? Join experienced religious educators in a morning of prayer, reflection and discussion at one of the Faith Formation Days offered by the Archdiocese of Toronto and co-sponsored by Novalis. Discover great ways for
facilitating programmes and sharing our faith with children, youth and their families!
Find out more about this great opportunity that is free and open to all catechists and volunteers! Check-out the flyer and call the Archdiocese of Toronto Office for Formation for Discipleship.
October 28, 2014: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Book Launch with Author Fr. John McCarthy, S.J. Do Monkeys Go to Heaven?
Join us for an evening celebration at Regis College, Toronto, for the launch of Do Monkeys Go to Heaven? by Fr. John McCarthy. Meet Fr. McCarthy and learn more about this exciting new book available now from Novalis!
Find out more about the launch which is free and open to the public! Check-out the flyer!
November 19, 7:00 p.m.
Living with Christ Lecture: Fr. James Mallon "Rebuild My Church: Pope Francis and Pastoral Conversion"
Join us for the inaugural Living with Christ Lecture featuring Fr. James Mallon, the Founder and Director of the JPII Media Institute in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and author of Divine Renovation: From a Maintenance to a Missional Parish. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Blessed Sacrament Church, Toronto.