Posts Tagged ‘ Brother Andre ’

Best of counterweights 2011 D : our top 10 issues today, 2009-2011 .. and why is Canada only 23rd happiest in world?

Dec 30th, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

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Did Wonder Man of Mount Royal work miracles? .. Merry Christmas Brother André anyway 2009 ..

Dec 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: In Brief

One pristine winter in the early 1970s I took a trip with several friends to the annual carnival in Quebec City. While passing through Montreal we paid a poignant chance visit to St. Joseph’s Oratory, at 3800 Chemin Queen-Mary on Mount Royal. This was my first encounter with Brother André (1845—1937) – who inspired  the […]