Weekly Update: January 25-29

Weekly Update: January 25-29 Gracious God in this busyness of my day, I sometimes forget to stop and thank you for all that is good in my life. My blessings are many and my heart is filled with gratefulness for the gift of living, for the ability to love and be loved for the opportunity

Weekly Update: January 18-22

Weekly Update: January 18-22 “It is striking that the Lord spent most of his time on Earth living an ordinary life, without standing out. It is a beautiful message that reveals the greatness of daily life, the importance in God’s eyes of every gesture and moment of life even the most simple.” — Pope Francis

Weekly Update: January 11-15

Weekly Update: January 11-15 Jesus came to John the Baptist while he was baptising people in the River Jordan. John tried to make him change his mind, but Jesus answered, “In this way we will do all that God requires.” So, John agreed. As soon as Jesus was baptised, he came up out of the

Provincial Announcement: Teacher-Led Remote Learning Extends Until January 25, 2021

On Thursday, January 7, 2021, the Ontario government announced the extension of teacher-led remote learning until January 25, 2021 for elementary students. Secondary students will continue to participate in remote learning until January 25th. Read more in the online News Release. Expectations for Elementary Schools Elementary schools will be closed for in-person learning between January 4-22, 2021.  Beginning

Weekly Update: December 14-18

Weekly Update: December 14-18 “Rejoice in the Lord always: and again, I say, Rejoice.”Philipians 4:4 As we begin the third week of Advent, the third Sunday is called Gaudete (Rejoice) Sunday.  On this day we celebrate that our wait for the birth of Jesus on Christmas Day is almost over.  Rose is a liturgical colour

Weekly Update: December 7-11

Weekly Update: December 7-11 “A smile is the beginning of peace.”Mother Teresa As we begin the second week of Advent, the week of peace. Jesus must be reborn in our hearts, during this season of Advent, and every day of our lives, bringing us love, kindness, mercy, forgiveness and the spirit of humble service. It

Weekly Update: November 30-December 4

Weekly Update: November 30  – December 4 Great Giver of all that is, show us how much you have received through your abundant generosity.  Satisfy our restless hearts with the assurance of Your love for us, that we will grow to desire Your potter’s hands shaping and molding us.  Amen. It was another great week

Weekly Update: November 23-27

Weekly Update: November 23-27 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “Behold, I send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying in the wilderness, ‘Make ready the way of the Lord, make His paths

Weekly Update: November 16-20

Weekly Update: November 16-20 Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are the ones who have not seen and yet have believed.” John 20:29 It was another great week at OLF, and we look forward to a great week this week as we prepare for many events at the

Weekly Update: November 9-13

Weekly Update: November 9-13 Ever Living God, we remember those whom you have gathered from the storm of war into the peace of your presence; may that same peace calm our fears, bring justice to all peoples and establish harmony among nations, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen It was another great week at OLF,