2022 Advent Penitential Services

The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and to the anniversary of Our Lord’s birth on Christmas. Click for a schedule of all the Advent Penitentials that parishes have sent to the Archdiocese:

ADVENT PENITENTIAL LIST

Young father finds faith even in the face of death

18 June 2020

Appears in: Archdiocesan News

In the end, Chris Sargent was at peace.

The young Edmonton father died of complications from a rare form of cancer. Just five months earlier, he received the sacraments of Baptism, Holy Eucharist and Confirmation.

In this feature-length documentary, Sargent shares his journey to become a Catholic even as he fights a yearlong battle against terminal cancer. Through interviews and unprecedented access, Sargent shares his story with raw honesty. It’s a story of love, faith, fear, heartache and hope.

 

 

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