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Dominican University College - Catholic and Affordable Education in Canada - Accredited in Theology and Philosophy

Dominican University College (DUC) is a bilingual university specializing in fully accredited undergraduate and graduate programs in Philosophy and Theology. It is located in the heart of Ottawa, Canada's capital, a few steps from Parliament Hill and the Supreme Court. It is heir to the Catholic Dominican tradition of teaching Philosophy and Theology that dates back to the founding of the first European universities in the XIIIth century. Building on this rich tradition, with its outstanding faculty, small classes and generous scholarship programs, it attracts students from across Canada and around the world. If you have a keen desire to learn and explore our complex intellectual history, DUC invites you, whatever your religious and cultural background, to join us in an environment of amicable dialogue and critical reflection. They have recently addedFULLY English Graduate Degrees along with their Fully English Undergrad.

Quick Facts

-member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (A.U.C.C.) 
-students can get OSAP for Dominican
-many Scholarships and Bursaries available
-some of the LOWEST tuition in Canada
-students can obtain a Civil and/or Canonical degree
-fully Accredited Programs
-affiliated with Carleton University
-Full tuition for 1 year (Sept-April) $4 330 (this is the cost for all courses & Books)
-accepts Homeschooled students


Bachelors, Master's and Doctoral Programs 
-Study fully in English OR French

A complete application package contains the following:
2)   A non-refundable $40 application processing fee ($100 for international students).
3)   A high school transcript for high school student applications.
4)   All previous transcripts from any universities you may have attended.
5)   International students have additional requirements that must be included in their application packages.
Dominican University College
96 Empress Ave Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada K1R 7G3
 Phone613-233-5696 Fax: 613-233-6064
Associate Registrar Ousmane Diallo 613-233-5696 ext 209 acad@dominicancollege.c a

Bachelor in Theology

  • Bachelor of Arts with double major in Philosophy and in Theology
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Theology and Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Arts with major in Philosophy and minor in Theology
  • Bachelor of Arts with major in Theology and minor in Philosophy

  • Certificate Programs
    1 Year Transition Program
    The Dominican University College, first established in Ottawa in 1900, by the Canadian Province of the Dominican Order, is one of the oldest university colleges in the nation’s capital. Its educational roots lie in the studium generale of 1260 at the very beginning of the development of universities in Europe. With its specialization in philosophy and theology, Dominican University College is devoted to the search for truth in an environment which nourishes critical thinking, amicable dialogue and a unique educational experience.

    #SuperTuesday #ProLife Guide to #Republican Candidates

    LIVE Action Press Release:

    The ultimate pro-life guide to the 2016 Republican candidates

    With Republican presidential contenders vigorously trading attacks and disputing each other’s accounts of their records, it can sometimes seem overwhelming to sort out fact from bluster. Everybody says they’re pro-life, everybody says they’re against Planned Parenthood, and more than one of them say they’re themost pro-life.
    So, in the interest of helping pro-lifers cut through the spin, we are pleased to present the following comprehensive, unbiased guide to all five remaining GOP candidates’ positions and records, on every major aspect of the right to life. No matter what you want to know about the field, odds are you’ll find the answer here.
    Ben Carson, Retired Neurosurgeon:
    • Position: pro-life without rape or incest exceptions, says life-of-the-mother cases must be assessed on a case-by-case basis but are “largely a spurious argument” thanks to medical advances
    • Was “personally opposed” but pro-choice in 1992, saysreflecting on slavery made him pro-life. In August 2015, a campaign spokesman made unclear statements suggesting abortion is “not a matter of legality” so much a matter of “hearts and minds”
    • Voting Record: none, as Carson is not a previous officeholder
    • Long-Term Solution: unknown
    • Roe v. Wade: supports overturning
    • Judicial Nominees: seeks judges with pro-life records
    • 20-Week Abortion Ban: supports
    • Defunding Planned Parenthood: supports, and supported the strategy to withhold PP funds through budget resolution process
    • Planned Parenthood Crimes: supports prosecution
    • Parental Notification: unknown
    • Ultrasounds: supports
    • Abortifacients: supports the morning-after pill
    • Embryonic Stem Cell Research: opposes
    • Other:
      • Known for scathing rhetoric about the “heathen” nature of abortion
      • Persuaded a mother not to abort a preborn baby with hydrocephalus
      • Served as a Baltimore Community Foundation trustee while it gave over $200,000 to Planned Parenthood
      • Opposes confirming a replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia until the next president is in office
    Ted Cruz, Texas Senator:
    • Position: pro-life without rape or incest exceptions, with life-of-the-mother exception
    • Voting Record: 100% pro-life with National Right to Life Committee, 0% pro-choice with Planned Parenthood & NARAL
    • Long-Term Solution: supports Congressional action to extend 14th Amendment protection to preborn babies, as well as a personhood amendment to the US Constitution
    • Roe v. Wade: supports overturning
    • Judicial Nominees: seeks “rock-ribbed conservatives” with “long paper trail[s] as principled conservative jurists”
    • 20-Week Abortion Ban: supports
    • Defunding Planned Parenthood: supports, and was a leading advocate of the strategy to withhold PP funds through budget resolution process
    • Planned Parenthood Crimes: supports prosecution
    • Parental Notification: supports
    • Ultrasounds: unknown, but pledges to “sign any legislation put on my desk to defend the least of these”
    • Abortifacients: opposes
    • Embryonic Stem Cell Research: opposes
    • Other:
      • Defended various pro-life laws from lawsuits as Texas Solicitor General
      • Proposes judicial retention elections as a check against judicial activism
      • Pledges to filibuster any Obama nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia
    John Kasich, Ohio Governor:
    • Position: pro-life with rape, incest, and life-of-the-mother exceptions
    • Voting Record: 100% pro-life with National Right to Life Committee, 0% pro-choice with Planned Parenthood & NARAL, and his actions as governor have been consistently pro-life
    • Long-Term Solution: unknown
    • Roe v. Wade: says it’s “the law of the land now and we live with the law of the land”; a campaign spokesman refused to clarify whether he wants Roe overturned
    • Judicial Nominees: seeks nominees who practice “judicial restraint” and who could receive bipartisan support
    • 20-Week Abortion Ban: supports
    • Defunding Planned Parenthood: supports, but opposed the strategy to withhold PP funds through budget resolution process
    • Planned Parenthood Crimes: supports investigation, but has not called for prosecution
    • Parental Notification: supports
    • Ultrasounds: supports
    • Abortifacients: unknown
    • Embryonic Stem Cell Research: opposes
    • Other:
      • Says abortion is “an important issue” but “we focus too much” on it
      • Says it would be preferable if Obama left replacing Justice Antonin Scalia to the next president, but has not said what should be done if he doesn’t
    Marco Rubio, Florida Senator:
    • Position: pro-life without rape or incest exceptions, with life-of-the-mother exception
    • Voting Record: 100% pro-life with National Right to Life Committee, 0% pro-choice with Planned Parenthood & NARAL
    • Long-Term Solution: says the Constitution already guarantees legal protection for the preborn, but has not specified a means of implementing it
    • Roe v. Wade: supports overturning
    • Judicial Nominees: seeks judges who understand Roe was wrongly decided
    • 20-Week Abortion Ban: supports
    • Defunding Planned Parenthood: supports, but did not supportthe strategy to withhold PP funds through budget resolution process
    • Planned Parenthood Crimes: supports prosecution
    • Parental Notification: supports
    • Ultrasounds: supports
    • Abortifacients: supports the morning-after pill
    • Embryonic Stem Cell Research: opposes
    • Other:
      • Says future generations will “call us barbarians for murdering millions of babies”
      • Supports term limits for federal judges as a check against judicial activism (unknown if that includes Supreme Court)
      • Opposes confirming a replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia until the next president is in office
    Donald Trump, Real Estate Mogul:
    • Position: pro-life with rape, incest, and life-of-the-mother exceptions
    • Trump was “very pro-choice” including partial-birth abortion in 1999, & was unable to clearly state if abortion was murder in January 2015. Became pro-life sometime prior to 2011, citing the birth of a friend’s child
    • Voting Record: none, as Trump is not a previous officeholder
    • Long-Term Solution: unknown
    • Roe v. Wade: supports overturning
    • Judicial Nominees: seeks judges who do not “legislate from the bench” and are conservative
    • However, specific names he’s suggested are mixed—11th Circuit Judge Bill Pryor is staunchly pro-life, but 7th Circuit Judge Diane Sykes struck down Indiana’s defunding of Planned Parenthood, and 3rd Circuit Judge Maryanne Trump Barry, his sister, upheld partial birth abortion (Trump later claimed he was joking about his sister)
    • 20-Week Abortion Ban: supports
    • Defunding Planned Parenthood: supports, and supported the strategy to withhold PP funds through budget resolution process.
    • However, has made inconsistent past statements about PP retaining partial funding for non-abortion services
    • Planned Parenthood Crimes: unknown
    • Parental Notification: unknown
    • Ultrasounds: unknown
    • Abortifacients: unknown
    • Embryonic Stem Cell Research: undecided in 2011
    • Other:
      • Considered pro-abortion former Sen. Scott Brown as running mate
      • Donated heavily to pro-abortion Democrat candidates in the past
      • Opposes confirming a replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia until a new president is in office

    #PopeFrancis "Let us forgive, and we shall be forgiven... feel that mercy of God, who, when He forgives, ‘forgets.’" Lent Homily

    Pope Francis at Mass, Tue, March 1, 2016 - OSS_ROM
    Pope Francis at Mass, Tue, March 1, 2016 - OSS_ROM
    01/03/2016 12:

    (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta in the Vatican on Tuesday morning. In remarks to the faithful following the readings of the day, the Holy Father spoke on the season of Lent as a privileged time in which to prepare our hearts to receive God’s forgiveness and to forgive our neighbors in turn, forgetting the faults of others.
    The Holy Father’s address focused on God’s infinite capacity for forgiveness as a perfection of his nature, which contrasts sharply with the inability of fallen human nature to make even the slightest concession to its own frailty.
    Without memory
    Taking as his starting point the Gospel account of Peter’s well-known question to Jesus regarding how many times we are to forgive a brother who has sinned against us – seventy times seven times (cf. Mt. 18:22) –   and the account from the 1st reading of the young Azaria, sentenced to death in a furnace for refusing to worship a golden idol, who, from the flames of the fiery furnace invokes God's mercy for the people at the same time as he implores forgiveness for himself (cf. Dn. 3:25,33-43), the Holy Father offered the young Azaria’s prayer as an especially apt illustration of the way we ought to trust in the goodness and mercy of the Lord:
    “When God forgives, his forgiveness is so great that it is as though God forgets. Quite the opposite of what we do, as we chatter: ‘But so-and-so did such-and-such,’ and we have the complete histories of many people, don’t we? From antiquity through their Middles Ages, their modernity, and even down to their present – and we do not forget. Why? Because we do not have a merciful heart. ‘Do with us with us according to your clemency,’ says this young Azaria ‘according to Thy great mercy Save us.’ It is an appeal to the mercy of God, that He might give us forgiveness and salvation and forget our sins.”
    The equation of forgiveness
    In the Gospel passage, explaining to Peter that we must always forgive, Jesus tells the parable of the two debtors, the first who gets a pardon from his master, while owing him a huge fortune, and who even shortly afterward was himself unable to be as merciful with another, who owed him only a small sum:
    “In the Our Father we pray: ‘Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors.’ It is an equation: the two sides go together. If you are not able to forgive, how will God forgive you? He wants to forgive you, but He will not if you have closed hearts, where mercy cannot enter. ‘But, Father, I forgive, but I cannot forget the bad turn that so-and-so did me ...’. Well, ask the Lord to help you to forget. That, however, is another matter. We can forgive, but we cannot always forget. Sometimes we say, ‘I forgive you,’ when we mean, ‘you’ll pay me later’. This, never: forgive as God forgives – to the utmost.”
    Mercy which “forgets”
    Pope Francis went on to stress that mercy, compassion, forgiveness, repeated the Pope, are most Godly, and recalled that heartfelt pardon given and received is always an act of Divine mercy:
    “May Lent prepare our hearts to receive God’s forgiveness – but let us receive it and then do the same with others: forgive heartily. Perhaps you never even greet me in the street, but in my heart I have forgiven you. In this way, we get closer to this thing so great, so Godly, which is mercy. Forgiving, we open our hearts so that God’s mercy might come and forgive us, for, we all have need of pardon, need to ask forgiveness. Let us forgive, and we shall be forgiven. Let us have mercy on others, and we shall feel that mercy of God, who, when He forgives, [also] ‘forgets.’

    Today's Mass Readings and Video : Tues. March 1, 2016

    Tuesday of the Third Week of Lent
    Lectionary: 238

    Reading 1DN 3:25, 34-43

    Azariah stood up in the fire and prayed aloud:

    “For your name’s sake, O Lord, do not deliver us up forever,
    or make void your covenant.
    Do not take away your mercy from us,
    for the sake of Abraham, your beloved,
    Isaac your servant, and Israel your holy one,
    To whom you promised to multiply their offspring
    like the stars of heaven,
    or the sand on the shore of the sea.
    For we are reduced, O Lord, beyond any other nation,
    brought low everywhere in the world this day
    because of our sins.
    We have in our day no prince, prophet, or leader,
    no burnt offering, sacrifice, oblation, or incense,
    no place to offer first fruits, to find favor with you.
    But with contrite heart and humble spirit
    let us be received;
    As though it were burnt offerings of rams and bullocks,
    or thousands of fat lambs,
    So let our sacrifice be in your presence today
    as we follow you unreservedly;
    for those who trust in you cannot be put to shame.
    And now we follow you with our whole heart,
    we fear you and we pray to you.
    Do not let us be put to shame,
    but deal with us in your kindness and great mercy.
    Deliver us by your wonders,
    and bring glory to your name, O Lord.”

    Responsorial PsalmPS 25:4-5AB, 6 AND 7BC, 8-9

    R. (6a) Remember your mercies, O Lord.
    Your ways, O LORD, make known to me;
    teach me your paths,
    Guide me in your truth and teach me,
    for you are God my savior.
    R. Remember your mercies, O Lord.
    Remember that your compassion, O LORD,
    and your kindness are from of old.
    In your kindness remember me,
    because of your goodness, O LORD.
    R. Remember your mercies, O Lord.
    Good and upright is the LORD;
    thus he shows sinners the way.
    He guides the humble to justice,
    he teaches the humble his way.
    R. Remember your mercies, O Lord.

    Verse Before The GospelJL 2:12-13

    Even now, says the LORD,
    return to me with your whole heart;
    for I am gracious and merciful.

    GospelMT 18:21-35

    Peter approached Jesus and asked him,
    “Lord, if my brother sins against me,
    how often must I forgive him?
    As many as seven times?”
    Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.
    That is why the Kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king
    who decided to settle accounts with his servants.
    When he began the accounting,
    a debtor was brought before him who owed him a huge amount.
    Since he had no way of paying it back,
    his master ordered him to be sold,
    along with his wife, his children, and all his property,
    in payment of the debt.
    At that, the servant fell down, did him homage, and said,
    ‘Be patient with me, and I will pay you back in full.’
    Moved with compassion the master of that servant
    let him go and forgave him the loan.
    When that servant had left, he found one of his fellow servants
    who owed him a much smaller amount.
    He seized him and started to choke him, demanding,
    ‘Pay back what you owe.’
    Falling to his knees, his fellow servant begged him,
    ‘Be patient with me, and I will pay you back.’
    But he refused.
    Instead, he had him put in prison
    until he paid back the debt.
    Now when his fellow servants saw what had happened,
    they were deeply disturbed, and went to their master
    and reported the whole affair.
    His master summoned him and said to him, ‘You wicked servant!
    I forgave you your entire debt because you begged me to.
    Should you not have had pity on your fellow servant,
    as I had pity on you?’
    Then in anger his master handed him over to the torturers
    until he should pay back the whole debt.
    So will my heavenly Father do to you,
    unless each of you forgives your brother from your heart.”


    Saint March 1 : St. David : #Bishop : Patron of #Wales

    (DEGUI, DEWI). Bishop and Confessor, patron of Wales. He is usually represented standing on a little hill, with a dove on his shoulder. From time immemorial the Welsh have worn a leek on St. David's day, in memory of a battle against the Saxons, at which it is said they wore leeks in their hats, by St. David's advice, to distinguish them from their enemies. He is commemorated on 1 March. The earliest mention of St. David is found in a tenth-century manuscript Of the "Annales Cambriae", which assigns his death to A.D. 601. Many other writers, from Geoffrey of Monmouth down to Father Richard Stanton, hold that he died about 544, but their opinion is based solely on data given in various late "lives" of St. David, and there seems no good reason for setting aside the definite statement of the "Annales Cambriae", which is now generally accepted. Little else that can claim to be historical is known about St. David. The tradition that he was born at Henvynyw (Vetus-Menevia) in Cardiganshire is not improbable. He was prominent at the Synod of Brevi (Llandewi Brefi in Cardiganshire), which has been identified with the important Roman military station, Loventium. Shortly afterwards, in 569, he presided over another synod held at a place called Lucus Victoriae. He was Bishop (probably not Archbishop) of Menevia, the Roman port Menapia in Pembrokeshire, later known as St. David's, then the chief point of departure for Ireland. St. David was canonized by Pope Callistus II in the year 1120.
    The first biography that has come down to us was written near the end of the eleventh century, about 500 years after the saint's death, by Rhygyfarch (Ricemarchus). According to these other writers St. David was the son of Sant or Sandde ab Ceredig ab Cunnedda, The saint's mother was Nonna, or Nonnita (sometimes called Melaria), a daughter of Gynyr of Caergawch. She was a nun who had been violated by Sant. St. David's birth  took place at "Old Menevia" somewhere about A.D. 454. Afterwards he spent ten years studying the Holy Scripture at Whitland in Carmarthenshire, under St. Paulinus (Pawl Hen), whom he cured of blindness by the sign of the cross. At the end of this period St. Paulinus, warned by an angel, sent out the young saint to evangelize the British. St. David journeyed throughout the West, founding or restoring twelve monasteries (among which occur the great names of Glastonbury, Bath, and Leominster), and finally settled in the Vale of Ross, where he and his monks lived a life of extreme austerity.  Here also his monks tried to poison him, but St. David, warned by St. Scuthyn, who crossed from Ireland in one night on the back of a sea-monster, blessed the poisoned bread and ate it without harm. From thence, with St. Teilo and St. Padarn, he set out for Jerusalem, where he was made bishop by the patriarch. Here too St. Dubric and St. Daniel found him, when they came to call him to the Synod of Brevi "against the Pelagians". St. David was with difficulty persuaded to accompany them; on his way he raised a widow's son to life, and at the synod preached so loudly, from the hill that miraculously rose under him, that all could hear him, and so eloquently that all the heretics were confounded. St. Dubric resigned the "Archbishopric of Caerleon", and St. David was appointed in his stead. One of his first acts was to hold, in the year 569, yet another synod called "Victory", against the Pelagians, of which the decrees were confirmed by the pope. With the permission of King Arthur he removed his see from Caerleon to Menevia, whence he governed the British Church for many years with great holiness and wisdom. He died at the great age of 147, on the day predicted by himself a week earlier. His body is said to have been translated to Glastonbury in the year 966. (Edited from Catholic Encyclopedia)

    Saint March 1 : St. Suitbert : Patron of #Angina Sufferers; #Throat diseases

    St. Suitbert
    Feast: March 1

    Feast Day:March 1
    Died:1 March 713 near Düsseldorf, Germany 
    Patron of:angina sufferers; Germany; throat diseases
    Apostle of the Frisians, b. in England in the seventh century; d. at Suitberts-Insel, now Kaiserswerth, near Dusseldorf, 1 March, 713. He studied in Ireland, at Rathmelsigi, Connacht, along with St. Egbert. The latter, filled with zeal for the conversion of the Germans, had sent St. Wihtberht, or Wigbert, to evangelize the Frisians, but owing to the opposition of the pagan ruler, Rathbod, Wihtberht was unsuccessful and returned to England. Egbert then sent St. Willibrord and his twelve companions, among whom was St. Suitbert. They landed near the mouth of the Rhine and journeyed to Utrecht, which became their headquarters. The new missionaries worked with great success under the protection of Pepin of Heristal, who, having recently conquered a portion of Frisia, compelled Rathbod to cease harassing the Christians. Suitbert laboured chiefly in North Brabant, Guelderland, and Cleves. After some years he went back to England, and in 693 was consecrated in Mercia as a missionary bishop by St. Wilfrid of York. He returned to Frisia and fixed his see at Wijkbij Duurstede on a branch of the Rhine. A little later, entrusting his flock of converts to St. Willibrord, he proceeded north of the Rhine and the Lippe, among the Bructeri, or Boructuari, in the district of Berg, Westphalia. This mission bore great fruit at first, but was eventually a failure owing to the inroads of the pagan Saxons; when the latter had conquered the territory, Suitbert withdrew to a small island in the Rhine, six miles from Dusseldorf, granted to him by Pepin of Heristal, where he built a monastery and ended his days in peace. His relics were rediscovered in 1626 at Kaiserwerth and are still venerated there. St. Suitbert of Kaiserwerdt is to be distinguished from a holy abbot, Suitbert, who lived in a monastery near the River Dacore, Cumberland, England, about forty years later, and is mentioned by Venerable Bede.

    (Taken From Catholic Encyclopedia)

    #ProLife Witness of Donald Bruneau - Apparitions, Faith and Life - any day could be your Last...

    IMG_3134[1]“Our Christian Witness and Heaven’s Mercy-filled Supernatural Events Will “Transform” The World.” by Donald Andre Bruneau

    Donald Andre Bruneau protesting against abortion on Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario. September, 2015.

    Our Christian Witness and Heaven’s Mercy-filled Supernatural Events Will ‘Transform’ The World. By Donald Andre Bruneau, B.Th., M.P.Th. August 29, 2015, Feast of Saint John The Baptist.  

     “Time is precious,  It gives us time to love,  Time to have God’s preciousness.”    Leona Bruneau, Dec 26, 2005.  These words of great wisdom were spoken by my Mom as we enjoyed a mother and son fellowship in a nursing home during coffee time.  
     I was in ‘awe’ as I heard these words. I immediately looked at Mom and asked her:  “What, what, what do you mean by that?  She raised her good arm and pointing her finger upwards she said: “God is precious to us.”  Then as she pointed her finger at me she said: “You are precious to me. You are giving to prove it. It is Christmas time, the time to give.”  (This was Dec 26th, the day after Christmas.)  
    With those eight awesome lines Mom was saying just how much she appreciated the ‘gift of life’ (at age 86) even though she was semi-paralyzed from a stroke.    Mom was also saying how she greatly appreciated the loving care I was giving her for many years. You see, I was her Power of Attorney and caregiver.  ( and see video ‘Feeding Mom’.)   Even though Mom was semi-paralyzed, she was full of ‘joy’, the ‘joy of the Lord’.    I will never, never forget these precious words of Mom. They added something very  special to my Christian worldview.  Why is ‘time’ so precious from the moment of conception till natural death?  Time gives us another ‘moment’ to freely choose to ‘love’ God and our neighbour. Jesus said in Luke 10:27:
     “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind: and thy neighbour as thyself.”
     St-John of the Cross once said:
    “At the evening of life we shall be judged on our love.”  Love is the ‘test’ we must pass with honours before we can ‘have’, before we can ‘possess’ God’s preciousness—-Heaven! The ‘test’ is found in Matthew 25:31-46!(Cf: Matthew 25:31-46)
    31 And when the Son of man shall come in his majesty, and all the angels with him, then shall he sit upon the seat of his majesty. 32 And all nations shall be gathered together before him, and he shall separate them one from another, as the shepherd separateth the sheep from the goats: 33 And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on his left.
    34 Then shall the king say to them that shall be on his right hand: Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. 35 For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and you took me in: 36 Naked, and you covered me: sick, and you visited me: I was in prison, and you came to me. 37 Then shall the just answer him, saying: Lord, when did we see thee hungry, and fed thee; thirsty, and gave thee drink?38 And when did we see thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and covered thee? 39 Or when did we see thee sick or in prison, and came to thee? 40 And the king answering, shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.
    41 Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire which was prepared for the devil and his angels. 42 For I was hungry, and you gave me not to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me not to drink. 43 I was a stranger, and you took me not in: naked, and you covered me not: sick and in prison, and you did not visit me.
    44 Then they also shall answer him, saying: Lord, when did we see thee hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister to thee? 45 Then he shall answer them, saying: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it not to one of these least, neither did you do it to me. 46 And these shall go into everlasting punishment: but the just, into life everlasting.
      Time gives us another ‘opportunity’ to ‘have God’s preciousness’. How? There is only one way. Jesus said it so clearly in John 14:6: “I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life. No man cometh to the Father but by Me.” In this very secular world this is the message that all pagans need to hear! Will we remain silent or will we shout it from the rooftops, even if it means ‘martyrdom’!
      St-Catherine of Sienna, Doctor of the Church minced no words when it came to ‘silence’. She said:  
    “We’ve had enough of exhortations to be silent!  Cry out with a hundred thousand tongues!  I  see that the world is rotten because of silence.”    
    The world is so evil today mainly because Christians are afraid to speak the ‘truth in love’. If we truly love our neighbour who is living in sin we will risk persecution by telling them they are sinning and save their soul from damnation. We will not be afraid to give our Christian witness and share the Gospel.
     A perfect example of being a Christian witness is a man who had enough nerve and  courage to ask me a very personal question: “DO YOU KNOW JESUS CHRIST?” God bless Bob Hanks, I can never thank God enough for him. His question took me on a quest. I found my answer in January of 1975 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A, at a ‘Kathryn Kuhlman Miracle Service’.  
    It was there that as an adult I experienced an unforgettable conversion of the heart, an interior conversion wherein it resulted in a deep personal relationship with Jesus Christ.” (CF:#1430 Catechism of the Catholic Church)
     In that ‘miraculous moment’ I was TRANSFORMED. God gifted me with a great thirst to read and understand his Holy Word and a great zeal to shout His name from the rooftops.   Since that life-changing moment, forty exciting years have already passed by so quickly.
    In early May of this year, 2015, I returned to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A, to attend a Catholic Conference with some friends. The conference was hosted by ‘Signs of the Times Apostolate, Inc.’. The theme of the conference was “Heaven’s Supernatural Events That Will Transform The World.”    The conference talks were basically a brief resume of the recently released book by Ted Flynn titled: “The Great Transformation: Finding Peace of Soul In Troubled Times.” (Maxkol Communications, Inc., Herndon, Virginia, U.S.A., 2015.)
     I wish to share with you the essence of the message given at this conference by Ted and Maureen Flynn. Also I will show the huge importance of the Virgin Mary, as God’s End-Times ‘Prophet’.                                  
     Ted gave the first talk titled: “A Kingdom In Conflict.”  The key word here is ‘conflict’. Conflict, means ‘to clash’, to be at odds with one another. Saint John Paul II expressed this conflict very well in 1976 at a Eucharistic Congress. He said: “We are facing the final confrontation between the Church and the anti-Church, of the Gospel versus the anti-Gospel.”
    Throughout the world Christians are being persecuted and martyred as never before. Never before in the history of the world has there been such a clash between Good and Evil! Can each of us here today make this our prayer:
    “Lord, use me as You will as Your light in this darkness so as to bring Salvation to many souls, even at the cost of the shedding of my blood.”  
    It is so evident today that it is none other than the ‘Church and our Secular Society’ that is at war with one another. It did not have to come to this point, but rebellious mankind has shown time and time again that he won’t listen when God sends His prophets.   This conflict between the Church and our secular, pagan world is best illustrated by John 10:10:  
    “The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I am come that they may have life, and may have it more abundantly.”  
    Our adversary, the devil and all his minions is going throughout the earth, stealing, killing and destroying human lives and souls. His greatest weapon is the birth control PILL and illicit sex, all sex outside of Traditional Marriage. On the occasion of the ‘National March For Life in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, in 2015 I spoke about the ‘PILL’. See video ( 2 Minutes ) here:  
    “Ever since the advent of the birth-control pill, pro-choice women have begun the largest genocide of humans ever known–the world calls it ‘abortion’. I call it what it truly is…”aborterrorism”. It is the worst form of terrorism upon the most innocent and defenceless humans—preborn human beings. (CF: )
    The ‘pill’ is sinful and sin-filled. Sadly, within the realm of the church, nor in secular society do you ever hear the words ‘pill and sin’ together. To mention them together would be the equivalent of creating and detonating an Atom Bomb within the Catholic Church. 
    Pope Pius XI in his Encyclical ‘Casti Connubi’ wrote:
       “The Catholic  Church raises her voice as a sign of her divine mission, and through our mouth proclaims anew….any use of marriage exercised in such a way that through human effort the Act is deprived of its natural power to CREATE HUMAN LIFE (emphasis mine) violates the law of God and of nature, and those who commit such an action are stained with the guilt of GRAVE SIN. (1)
    Msgr Vincent Foy, a long time defender of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical ‘Humanae Vitae’ (Human Life) ( explains extremely well why contraception is so evil and sinful. He states:  “The primary evil of contraception is that it puts up a barrier against God’s creative will, a horrendous crime when seen in all its implications in time and eternity. It is therefore what is called MORTAL SIN; …..through denying a possible life to another the perpetrator kills her or his own soul.  “The contraceptive person gravely violates the Commandment of God  “Thou Shalt Not Kill.” Also guilty of grave offence against God are the cooperators in contraception. These are the purveyors of pills, condoms, and devices that are anti-life and often abortifacient.  “Guilty also are bishops, pastors, confessors, theologians and counsellors who lead others astray.” (3)
     When the pill made its appearance in the early 1960’s, God raised up a prophetic voice against the evils of contraception through Pope Paul VI in 1968. He wrote the encyclical ‘Humanae Vitae’–Human Life. Had Pope Paul VI had the support of all Bishops throughout the world in accepting, affirming and explaining ‘Humanae Vitae’ to all Catholics we would not have the horrendous sex-obsessed secular society and Culture of Death that we have today.  
    Fr. John Kipley explains well how rebellious bishops throughout the Church destroyed the life-saving impact the Humanae Vitae should have had. He states:  
    “After the publication of the encyclical Humanae Vitae in 1968, twelve national Conferences of Bishops so distorted the teachings of the encyclical as to virtually destroy it.  “Among the worst statements were those of the Bishops of Belgium, the Netherlands, West Germany and Canada. Illustrative of the worst is the so-called “Winnipeg Statement” of the Canadian Bishops of September 28, 1968.    In paragraph 26 of that statement they said that in some circumstances the spouses “may be safely assured that whoever follows that course which seems right to him does so IN GOOD CONSCIENCE” ( emphasis mine) .A more MISLEADING statement would be hard to imagine.“There are no principles of moral theology that allow a person to engage in actions taught by the Church to be OBJECTIVELY IMMORAL, whether such actions be adultery, contraception, fornication, or sodomy. And of course what applies to one behavior applies to all.” (END OF QUOTE) (4)
    So as we can see because of the rebellion of many bishops throughout the world against the encyclical ‘Humanae Vitae’ and the insertion of paragraph 26, Canadian Catholic women have been contracepting  ‘en mass’  ever since and receiving Holy Communion in a state of sin!
    There is one such woman, a Dr. Gloria Polo, who like so many others, thought she was a ‘good Catholic’ even though she contracepted, had an abortion and promoted and paid for abortions of teenage girls. However, one day, lightning struck her and killed her!During her ‘personal judgment’ immediately after her death it was not her interpretation of what constitutes a  ‘good Catholic’ that won out but the stark reality of the Word of God that condemned her to Hell. Many awesome MIRACLES took place after her judgment and she came back to life, and her body was completely healed, etc. By reading her story you will learn of the awesome power of intercessory prayer that can save a soul from going to Hell and God’s tremendous mercy.
    Dr Gloria Polo now travels the world giving her testimony, and sharing about God’s awesome mercy in sparing her from eternal damnation in Hell. Her story is available in her book “Struck By Lightning: Death, Judgement and Conversion.” or on the web, “My Judgment Before God (Dr Gloria Polo’s Testimony).” . or on YouTube reading her very sobering personal testimony some women will choose to quit contracepting and become much more serious about getting ready for the next life! It is not for nothing that Our Lady of Fatima said to the child visionary, Jacinta Marto in 1919-1920:
    “More souls go to Hell because of SINS of the flesh than for any other reason.”
    Today, throughout the world, for the most part we see man in his great selfishness, enmity and rebellion towards God, choosing evil over good in this ‘sex-obsessed’ world.
    Like never before, man is ‘self-destructing’ On June 26, 2015 the U.S Supreme Court in a 5 to 4 vote legalized ‘same-sex marriage’. To fully realize the horrendous ‘abomination’ committed by these five evil Supreme Court Judges I invite you to read ” “. Also read ‘With The Pope Against Homoheresy’ by Fr. Darius Oko, Ph.D to understand how homosexuals have ‘infiltrated’ the Catholic Church to become priests and destroy it from within. Also When you love sinners you tell them the ‘Truth’.
    See following video where I shared about witnessing the Truth to homosexuals as they went by our Church in a Gay Pride Parade. This applies to homosexuality and same-sex marriage as well as any other sins against God.Everyone must know that worldwide, the real homosexual agenda is to sodomize and recruit our children. To understand “the Homosexual Agenda’ against our children please andwww.LifeSiteNews/JonathanVanMaren 
    In this worldwide onslaught of evil is there still hope for mankind and for you, the listener, the reader? YES, there certainly is hope. In the ‘Third Secret of Fatima’ Mary said: “In the end, My Immaculate Heart Will Triumph. The Holy Father will consecrate Russia to Me, and she will be converted, and a period of peace will be granted to the world.” (CF: 
    Maureen Flynn, in the second talk explained it this way: “ We are presently in the ‘End-time Battle’ between ‘Satan and the Blessed Mother’. The Blessed Mother is the General and we, her consecrated children, are her troops on the ground.”
    Maureen shared that our weapons, as recommended by our Blessed Mother in her ongoing apparitions (since June 24, 1981) in Medjugorje,( ) Bosnia are the prayer of the Holy Rosary, Fasting, Confession, Eucharist, the Scriptures. These are called “The Five Stones’ by Our Lady. Further details are available here
    IMPORTANT NOTE: The Catholic Church has not yet given its official approval of the Marian Apparitions at Medjugorje, Bosnia, however, there is enormous ‘excellent fruit’ such as countless priestly vocations, healings, conversions, deliverances, etc. When he was Pope, Saint John Paul II made several personal statements giving his wholehearted support of the apparitions. “If I weren’t the Pope.” He said, “I’d be in Medjugorje already!” as reported April 29, 1989 by Bishop Paul Hnilica, S.J., Auxiliary Bishop of Rome, after having been admonished by the Holy Father for not stopping in Medjugorje on his return trip to Rome. (CF: )
    I went myself in October of 1989. There I met Mother Mary and she took me to her Son in the Holy Eucharist. You can read my life-changing testimony here:
    In this world that has ‘lost the sense of sin’ Mother Mary is raising up an army of Christians who have the courage to proclaim the ‘truth in love’, to speak about God’s Mercy and the reality of Hell for anyone who stubbornly refuses God’s awesome mercy.
    In the last talk of the conference Ted Flynn emphasized that we are living a great ‘Apostasy’ in the Church. This Apostasy is well described by Father Gobbi who founded the Marian Movement of Priests. He States: “The great trial has come for the Church, so violated by evil spirits, so divided in its unity, so darkened in its holiness. See how error has flooded throughout it, error which leads to the loss of the true faith. Apostasy is spreading everywhere…” (#486) (The Great Transformation, p240)
    The world leaders through the manipulation of the Media have brought about the greatest rejection of God ever seen in all of history. Remember this saying: “Without God we ‘self-destruct’.” Man today, because of his godless sin-filled lifestyle is truly destroying himself through contraception, abortion, homosexuality, same-sex marriage, adultery, Islamic terrorism, etc. Throughout the world we daily witness the destructive effect of this massive ‘Culture of Death’.

    In spite of this tremendous evil over the face of the earth, God in His awesome Mercy has not given up on man. You shall see as I go on to speak on ‘God’s Mercy’. Ted made special reference to God’s ‘Divine Mercy’.
    For anyone who is not familiar with the Diary of Saint Mary Faustina Kowalska of the Blessed Sacrament titled:”Divine Mercy in My Soul.” I strongly urge you to do so. Here is link to her Diary online: .
    The ‘Diary’ of Saint Faustina is a ‘must read’!  The Diary explains how Jesus chose this Polish nun to tell the world about His mercy. He said to Saint Faustina:
    “Speak to the world about my mercy. It is a sign for the end times; after it will come (230) the DAY OF JUSTICE. While there is still time, let them have recourse to the fount of My Mercy; let them profit from the blood and water which gushed forth for them.”(Diary entry #848)
    Jesus also showed St Faustina the seven tortures of Hell waiting for all those who obstinately ‘turn their back’ on God’s repeated offers of Mercy.
    I spoke of God’s ‘Divine Mercy’ in a conference I gave at Saint Paul University in Ottawa in 2002 titled “Perfect Love Cast Out All Fear.” You can read it here This Conference was truly ‘anointed’ in its message as I begged ‘prayers’ for it for six months before it took place.
    Ted also explained to us the huge importance of the apparitions and messages of our Blessed Mother at Garabandal, Spain. He spoke about the ‘Warning and the Great Miracle.                        

     The apparitions of the Archangel St Michael beginning on June 18, 1961 in Garabandal, Spain to four young girls foretold the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary as Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Cf: ) Over the next four years the Blessed Mother appeared over 2000 times accompanied by frequent miraculous phenomena.
    Mary’s messages to the young visionaries were focused on MAN’S CONVERSION AND AMENDMENT OF LIFE. SHE WARNED THAT IF MAN DID NOT REPENT, HE WOULD BE PUNISHED BY GOD. ( CF: Deuteronomy 28, The Blessings of Obedience and the Curses for Disobedience)
    God in His great mercy will give every man and woman a LAST CHANCE to REPENT and TURN TO HIM through the ‘Warning and the Miracle’. Saints Padre Pio, Pope John Paul II, Pope Paul VI, Blessed Mother Teresa Fr Stefano Gobbi of the ‘Marian Movement of Priests’ and many other contemporaries of our time believed in what happened at Garabandal and were public in affirming it.
    Ted Flynn gives an excellent explanation and summary of the ‘Warning and the Miracle’ in his book: “The Great Transformation:Finding Peace of Soul In Troubled Times.” Ted explains: “The ‘Warning’ will allow every man, woman and child to see the state of their own soul through the ….. ILLUMINATION OF CONSCIENCE Or as God sees them in the fire of Divine truth. The fire of Divine truth will enable all of God’s people to ‘see’ their lives in the form of a ‘judgment in miniature’ . This will be one of several acts of mercy coming from Heaven to allow us to change the direction of our lives.”
    Our Blessed Mother also spoke to Fr Gobby of the Marian Movement of Priests about the ‘Warning’ and the ‘Judgment in miniature’. On the Solemnity of Pentecost, May 22, 1988, Mary said:
    “The Holy Spirit will come to establish the glorious reign of Christ, and it will be a reign of grace, holiness, love of justice and peace. With His Divine love, He will open the doors of hearts and illuminate all consciences. Every person will see himself in the burning fire of Divine truth.. It will be like a  ‘judgment in miniature’. And then Jesus Christ will bring His glorious reign in the world.” Through the Warning “We will know we need a Savior. Without knowing our own sins, we would never understand how much we need Jesus and His forgiveness. The Warning is a direct intervention from God. This ‘sign’ shows again the depth of His love for us. “Never before has God acted directly and UNIVERSALLY to make EVERY PERSON IN THE WORLD completely aware of his or her sinfulness and His holiness. 
    The Warning will be the first dramatic sign to all that the old age is ending. We will be Transitioning to a New Era, a New Epoch, a New Age of Time.”
    So WHEN will this ‘Warning’ come? Here is how Ted explained it: “At Garabandal, Spain, all four visionaries spoke of the world being  ‘communist’  at the time of the Warning. Communism is simply ‘socialism’  with a venomous strain against the things of God. We are galloping in that direction now.”
    If you want to truly understand how this SOCIALIST AND ATHEISTIC COMMUNISM is spreading throughout the world as I speak you only have to examine the actions of Barack Obama, the President of the U.S.A.Obama, before becoming President studied ‘social activism’ under ‘Saul Alinski’ as his ‘mentor’. Saul Alinski was an American community organizer and writer. He was well known for his political activism, specially through his book “RULES FOR RADICALS”. Alinski dedicated his book to ‘Lucifer’, the ‘first radical’. Alinsky so admired Satan he professed he’d rather go to Hell than Heaven!” (cf: www.fellowshipofthe )
    When you know this you can easily understand all the evil machinations of Obama such as ‘contraception, abortion and same-sex marriage being forced upon all nations of the world with the goal of destroying the Traditional family unit and accomplishing Obama’s communistic, anti-Christ, social activism.
    Sister Lucy, visionary of Fatima apparitions, once said to Cardinal Carrafa:  The final battle between the Lord and the reign of Satan will be about marriage and the family.” (’s-last-words.htm ) The first meeting of the Synod on the Family last year in Rome showed the intense battle taking place where we have Cardinal against Cardinal and Bishop against Bishop. For an excellent source of information on this go .
    We look forward to hearing the second part of the Synod on the Family in early October of 2015. And of course you have the arch-enemies of Christianity, Communist Russia and China, who are very powerful both militarily and economically and just waiting the right moment to strike at Israel and the Free world, especially North America.
    This is why the Consecration of Russia by the Pope along with all the Bishops of the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary is so important! Peace will only come into the world AFTER the Consecration of Communist Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
    So as you can see the Warning and the Miracle could take place anytime. Communism has never been so strong and ready to strike the deadly blow to Christianity. As I write every day we hear reports of Christians being persecuted and killed throughout the world.                                  

    As this endtime battle takes place Our Lady is preparing Her ‘Remnant’. If we wish to ‘keep the faith’ in these times of increasing apostacy we need to get serious and ‘consecrate’ ourselves to Our Lady without delay.
    When I met Our Lady in Medjugorje in 1989 I consecrated myself to Her and have repeated my consecration many times thereafter, each time bringing me to a closer walk with Jesus. This Miraculous Medal you see here is an outward sign of my latest consecration on December 8 of 2014.
    Ted Flynn does a very good job of explaining the Consecration. He states:
    “Consecration is where a person or place is ‘set aside’, or separated for a particular purpose or mission. It is a movement of the heart and soul, not only the head or intellect. It is something that comes from our deepest spirit, and then Heaven WILL TAKE OVER (emphasis mine) in our littleness and humility. “
    “Only when we surrender to the heart of God and ask for the Blessed Mother’s intercession, do we begin to understand its mysteries.(the mysteries of a Consecration) Then the miracles begin to happen-one by one-in God’s good time. “Along the way we become TRANSFORMED. In that TRANSFORMATION is a new life where we do all for God, not man.“CONSECRATION is when we dedicate our life to be used totally for our Lady’s Plan, which is always God’s Plan. “It is a place where we no longer care about the opinions of man, but God alone. “We become NEW in the process and Heaven takes over in a profound mystical way. Not our will, but His be done.” END OF QUOTE.  
    Saint John Paul II and Fr Stefano Gobbi both knew that CONSECRATION was the solution to all the problems of the world. (Cf: Total Transformation, pg 208)
    Fr Gobbi had this to say about ‘living out the CONSECRATION: “If we live the CONSECRATION our life becomes TRANSFORMED by your MATERNAL LOVE, and we ourselves become rays of your LOVE which spreads ever more in every part of the world. We become enlightened, sanctified and TRANSFORMED BY LOVE.” (Ibid., pg 208, Homily of Fr Stefano Gobbi, Oct 25, 2010, Fatima.)
    I highly encourage you to do the Consecration according to the method of Saint Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort. It is available at this .


    In this age of apostasy ‘indifference’ and the ‘fear’ of proclaiming the TRUTH IN LOVE allows for evil to bring hordes of souls to Hell! In 2009, Pope Benedict XVI explained the urgency of evangelization when he said:
    “In our days, when in vast areas of the world the faith is in danger of dying out like a flame which no longer has fuel, the OVERRIDING PRIORITY is to make God PRESENT in this world and to show men and women the WAY TO GOD.” (CF: Letter of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI to the Bishops of the Catholic Church concerning the remission of the excommunication of the four Bishops consecrated by Archbishop Lefebvre, 2009)
    As I said in the very beginning… “Time is precious, It gives us time to love, Time to have God’s preciousness.” (Leona Bruneau, Dec 26, 2005)
    With those words in mind, let us all ask Mother Mary for the grace to ‘pray without ceasing’. Like Saint Padre Pio, always have the ‘Hail Mary’ on our lips as we pray for sinners to save them from eternal damnation in Hell.
    Dr Gloria Polo was miraculously spared from Hell because of a poor farmer’s sincere prayer for her salvation. While there is still TIME this side of eternity, I ask each one of you… “Do you know Jesus Christ?” “Is Jesus the LORD of your life?”
    We have been informed of THE WARNING, however this could be your last day in this life, this could be YOUR WARNING, are you ready? Are you part of the REMNANT in this final battle? Are you willing to be a Knight of the Immaculata, as St Maximilian Kolbe would say it? M I Consecration Prayer

    MI Consecration Prayer

    (Composed by St. Maximilian Kolbe ) O Immaculata, Queen of Heaven and earth, refuge of sinners and our most loving Mother, God has willed to entrust the entire order of mercy to you. I, (name), a repentant sinner, cast myself at your feet, humbly imploring you to take me with all that I am and have, wholly to yourself as your possession and property. Please make of me, of all my powers of soul and body, of my whole life, death and eternity, whatever most pleases you. If it pleases you, use all that I am and have without reserve, wholly to accomplish what was said of you: “She will crush your head,” and “You alone have destroyed all heresies in the whole world. ” Let me be a fit instrument in your immaculate and merciful hands for introducing and increasing your glory to the maximum in all the many strayed and indifferent souls, and thus help extend as far as possible the blessed kingdom of the most Sacred Heart of Jesus. For wherever you enter you obtain the grace of conversion and growth in holiness, since it is through your hands that all graces come to us from the most Sacred Heart of Jesus. V. Allow me to praise you, O sacred Virgin R. Give me strength against your enemies End of Prayer.
      May your answer be an unconditional YES  to each of these questions and don’t look back. Mary will then SANCTIFY you, and TRANSFORM you in LOVE, each step of your journey as you ‘strive for Heaven in this end-time battle for souls and the Triumph of the IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY AND THE GLORIOUS REIGN OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS.
     Ave Maria, Amen.
    By: Donald Andre Bruneau, B.Th, M.P.Th.
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