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“Igniting” Hearts of Young People in COVID Times

By Fr. Santo Arrigo C.Ss.R., Coordinator of Ignite Ministry It should be no surprise that our Ignite Youth and Young Adult Ministry across the country was a little short circuited this past year due to COVID-19.  However, despite the unusual circumstances and turn of events, Ignite, a program of Redemptorist Youth and Vocation Ministry, as continued …

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What A Lent!

After a couple of days with the ever-changing news, it has been hard to sit down, take a deep breath and comprehend all that is taking place before us.  I recently travelled to Arizona and California. Five days after I returned, Toronto Public Health announced that anyone who has travelled in the last 14 days …

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Ignite Canada:  Re-imagining our Mission with and for Young People Today

Celebrating our history in our Ministry to Young People in Canada Over three decades, the Redemptorists in Canada have undertaken several bold and exciting initiatives in the area of Redemptorist Youth and Vocation Ministry as an outreach with and for young people throughout our country.  In all three regions of our newly formed Canadian Province, we …

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Advent: Awaiting the Birth of HOPE

Once again, Advent has come upon us.  Summer has gone.  Autumn leaves have fallen.  I’m reminded of the refrain from Charlie Brown’s “Merry Christmas Charlie Brown” Episode, “Christmastime is here…..”; not to mention being reminded of the often last minute quest for the perfect tree, but ending up with the “Charlie Brown tree”.  Yet, it’s all good!  We need to …

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