News - 2023

Deacon Cole Powers

"I feel like someone who has stumbled on an immense treasure"

LettersCole Powers

Ten years ago Cole Powers met Christ through the friendship of the CLU and the Carthusian nuns of Chertsey. On May 13th, he will be ordained a priest in the Archdiocese of Toronto. He recounts here his beautiful journey of faith.

(Photography: K. Mitch Hodge)

Being like a child in front of the Lord's passion

LettersGarrick Vouk

Almost 20 years ago, the tradition of the Way of the Cross with the Petite Ecole was started by a few mothers in Montreal. This year during a visit to their daughter, Garrick and Bernadette joined this gesture, they share the beauty they experienced.

C.D. Friedrich, Easter Morning, detail (c.1828-1835). Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid (© Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza/Scala, Florence).

Easter 2023: the videoposter

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The words of Pope Francis and Fr. Giussani accompany a canvas by Caspar David Friedrich this year, "Easter Morning".

Cross by Maurizio Giglio

The Way of the Cross Montreal

Current Events

On the occasion of Good Friday, CL Canada organizes the Way of the Cross procession led by Archbishop Christian Lépine through the streets of Old Montreal.

The Way of the Cross Toronto

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The Way of the Cross through the streets of downtown Toronto. On Good Friday we invite you to follow the cross with us.

Monsignor Christian Lépine (Mass for the 18th anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death)

“The world needs hearts inhabited by Christ”

Current EventsMsgr Lepine, Archbishop of Montreal

Archbishop of Montreal Monsignor Christian Lépine’s homily at the mass in Mary Queen of the World Cathedral for the 18th anniversary of Fr. Giussani's death.

Fr. Michael Carvill, John Cavadini, and John Zucchi

The True Frontier of Human Dignity

Current EventsVincent Petruccelli

Fr. Michael Carvill, John Cavadini and John Zucchi discuss The Religious Sense at the 2023 New York Encounter.

"My experience of a history"


Christine was asked to proof-read the panels of the exhibit about Fr. Giussani that is being prepared for the NY Encounter. This simple task helped her remember in depth her first encounter, and reignited her desire to share her life with others.

Mary Cassatt, "Mother and Child" (The Goodnight Hug)

"How Do We Adhere?"

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"Trevor’s face is a new beginning for us now, in an even deeper way than it was when he was alive. It is a reliable reminder of the mystery of God. " A letter from Rosie and Sean Wood who lost their son Trevor suddenly in December .