Most Rev. Terrence Prendergast, SJ

Terrence Prendergast, SJ is Archbishop of/ Archevêque d'Ottawa and Bishop of/ Évêque d’ Alexandria-Cornwallis.


14 posts

    "Laws used to somewhat reflect what is healthy or moral. Not anymore. The government endorsement of the personal use of cannabis, effective this October 17, will not magically make its consumption safe or moral."...

    "When the Congregation for the Causes of Saints recommends to the Pope a decree of heroic virtue, this means that a Servant of God lived a life of profound union with God and fidelity to Church teaching."...

    ". . . the Church’s teaching contained in the encyclical is really about love: the great love of God, to which He calls us to imitate and share in. That is why Humanae Vitae could also be the most influential document for our times."...

    “Marriage and other forms of partnership can be placed along a sliding scale of commitment, with greater commitment conferring greater benefit,”'...

    "Easter is a time to celebrate God’s love for us, a love that He definitively proves in the death and resurrection of His Son. We mediate that love to each other in our family. God calls us to reflect it to the world."...

    "Recently, Christian charities and the media have criticized the Prime Minister and the Federal Government for undermining these freedoms and rights through new criteria to qualify for youth employment funding."...

    " . . . God often uses how humans perceive the physical world to impart something spiritual. He uses the seasons of the year to ingrain divine lessons. One such season is Lent."...

    "For five weeks in Canada we have experienced hands reaching out in faith to touch the Major Relic of St. Francis Xavier, drawing people from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific. Many came for personal reasons, hoping for a miracle, hoping for encouragement"...

    "From the earliest days of the Church, the altar has been at the centre of Christian acts of thanksgiving. Our altar reflects the incomparable beauty of the Risen Lord Jesus Christ, who offered the perfect sacrifice for our salvation on the Altar of the Cross. "...

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