Novena 2023 - Preacher
“LET’S FOLLOW HIM WITH HOPE!”
The Novena to Saint Anne, from July 17 to 25 and her feast on July 26, are a unique and privileged time of prayer at the Shrine. This year, Father Mark Miller, C.Ss.R. originally from Edmonton, Alberta, will be the preacher for the English Masses. While Father Jacques Fortin and Father André Morency, both Redemptorists from Quebec will preach in French.
Father Mark Miller, C.Ss.R.
Ordained in 1975 as a Redemptorist priest, Father Mark worked for six years in youth ministry and formation and then joined the Redemptorist Mission Team of priests, a brother and lay people preaching about 150 parish missions across Western Canada.
After receiving a doctorate in moral theology from the University of Notre Dame (1992), Father Mark spent sixteen years as a clinical bioethicist at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon and for the Catholic Health Association of Saskatchewan. From 2008 to 2023, he has been part of the leadership team of the Redemptorists living in Toronto. He continues as a clinical ethicist at the Centre for Clinical Ethics for Unity Health in Toronto. Father Mark is passionate about the Gospel call to the ministry of healing, to Catholic and faith-based health care, to palliative and hospice care and to parish nursing.
The Novena 2022 schedule, from July 17 to Jyly 25, is available on the web site of the Shrine: schedule.
Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré
10018 Roayle Avenue QC G0A3C0
Telephone: 418-827-3782, extension 2700