Prairie Messenger Header

The Web Prarie Messenger


Not all of our content is online. Subscribe to receive all the news and features you won't find anywhere else.


Support the Monks

Donate to the Prairie Messenger


St. Peter's Press Commercial Printers
International Development - Do it Justice

Truth to Power, Fr Andrew Britz

Kairos Canada Org

Student Contributions Prairie Messenger

Fr Andrew Britz - Rule of Faith

Bush Dweller James Gray OSB

Vol. 95, No. 41 April 11, 2018

This image contains a quote from Pope Francis' exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad), on the call to holiness in today's world. (CNS photo/Barb Fraze)

This image contains a quote from Pope Francis' exhortation, "Gaudete et Exsultate" ("Rejoice and Be Glad"), on the "call to holiness in today's world." (CNS photo/Barb Fraze)

Prairie Messenger Wheat sheaf
Editorial

- - - - - - -

This Week


Farewell to Prairie Messenger and St. Peter’s Press

The monks of St. Peter’s Abbey, and the staff of Prairie Messenger and St. Peter’s Press, will be hosting an open house at St. Peter’s Press on Saturday, April 28, from 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. We invite readers and friends to join us in a tribute and farewell to our beloved paper, which has held a special place in the hearts of Prairie readers for the past 114 years.


A community in mourning

The city of Humboldt was shaken to its foundation on the night of April 6 after a tragic bus accident that took the lives of 15 young men and injured 14 others. But tragedy destroys and then draws together: on Sunday, April 8, they rose as a community and gathered in the Elgar Petersen Arena and Uniplex.


On holiness

God calls all Christians to be saints — not plastic statues of saints, but real people who make time for prayer and who show loving care for others in the simplest gestures, Pope Francis said in his new document on holiness, Gaudete et Exsultate.




Faith

In Exile

Rolheiser

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Faith needs to be constantly reintegrated

Liturgy and Life

Sylvain

By Sylvain Lavoie, OMI

Fourth Sunday of Eatster, April 22

Commentary

Arts and Culture