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Restorative justice heals souls, communities

Bob McKeon

February 21, 2011

Last year, as part of my work with the archdiocesan Office for Social Justice, I was part of a committee organizing a provincial Restorative Justice conference. more . . .

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Remember, God never forgets you

John Connelly

 

February 21, 2011

In this Sunday's readings we hear God speak these comforting words, "I will never forget you." No matter where we are or what happens God does not forget us. No matter our background, personality, struggles or weakness God does not forget us. more . . .

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Pull the plug on phones, Internet and tune into the Sabbath

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

February 21, 2011

A comedian recently quipped that today's information technologies have effectively rendered a number of things obsolete, most notably phonebooks and human courtesy. That's also true for human rest.more . . .

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Here’s the choice: Follow the Gospel or buy into materialism

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February 21, 2011

Parents of students in Edmonton Catholic Schools will now have to decide what is the best vision for the education of their children. Do they favour an education that follows the Gospel or do they want a school system dedicated to providing the latest and greatest technology? The overdue decision to end casino fundraising has forced this issue. more . . .

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Quebec auxiliary replaces Ouellet as primate

February 28, 2011
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict named 53-year-old Bishop Gerald Cyprien Lacroix as the new archbishop of Quebec.

Lacroix, a member of the Quebec-based Pius X Secular Institute, had been an auxiliary bishop in Quebec since 2009. As archbishop, he succeeds Cardinal Marc Ouellet, who became prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops in July. more . . .

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The Catechism of the Catholic Church

This Web provides a detailed overview of the Catechism of the Catholic Church written by Glen Argan, editor of the Western Catholic Reporter. Its 160 articles were originally published in the WCR.

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The Profession of Faith

Part 1 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church deals with the Profession of Faith, including the Apostles' Creed. WCR Editor Glen Argan has written 50 articles exploring various aspects of that part of the Catechism.

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The Celebration of the Christian Mystery

Part 2 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church deals with liturgy and sacraments — The Celebration of the Christian Mystery. WCR Editor Glen Argan has written 42 articles exploring various aspects of that part of the Catechism.

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Hello papa!

Young women wave during Pope Benedict's general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Feb. 16.

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Mother Teresa portrayed on canvas

Blessed Teresa of Calcutta

February 28, 2011

Much to his chagrin, Hindu painter Venkataswami Logaguru never had the chance to see Blessed Teresa of Calcutta as she ministered to some of the city's poorest residents.

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