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Ecumenical mission offers opportunity to hear other voices

November 1, 2010
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

STRATHCONA COUNTY – Worshipping together, learning together and growing together in Christ were important aims of an ecumenical mission held at churches in and around Sherwood Park. more . . .

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Evangelization headlines CCCB plenary

November 1, 2010
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

CORNWALL, ONT. — Canada’s Catholic bishops will examine how new bioethical questions and the sexual abuse crisis impact evangelization. more . . .

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Donahue designed churches, chaired Catholic school board

November 1, 2010
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

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VICTORIA – Joseph Hugh Donahue, a well-known Edmonton architect, social activist and Catholic trustee, died at the Broadmead Lodge in Victoria Oct. 17. He was 88 more . . ..

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The Church we believe in is one

November 1, 2010
ARCHBISHOP RICHARD SMITH

Welcome once again to Nothing More Beautiful. In this third year of reflections we devote our attention to the mystery of the Church. From the beginning we have cited the teaching of our Holy Father that there is nothing more beautiful than knowing Jesus Christ and telling others of our friendship with him. In other words, there is nothing more beautiful than being a Christian. more . . .

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Canadian piety includes a strong feminine character

November 1, 2010
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

CORNWALL, ONT.– Timed to coincide with the canonization of St. Brother Andre, Canada’s Catholic bishops have released a study of popular piety in Canada. more . . .

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Pre-planning funeral is a gift to loved ones

November 1, 2010
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – No one likes to think about death, let alone plan for it. Discussing mortality can be an uncomfortable topic.

As difficult as it may be, a wise family ensures that everything is in place before death occurs. more . . .

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Give the gift of your presence

November 1, 2010
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

A tear traced the top of her cheek. “I just thought I came in here for respite care but it looks as though I won’t be leaving.”

Unexpected words from my friend and colleague lying in the hospital palliative care bed. more . . .

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Silverquill spreads her alpha wings

November 1, 2010
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Crystal Silverquill is a survivor of oxycontin, a powerful painkiller also known as down. Her addiction led her to a life of crime, jail and separation from her children. more . . .

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Someone dies — now what

book cover of Now What? - A Practical Guide to Dealing with Aging, Illness and Dying

November 1, 2010
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Death is one major life event we all have in common. Sooner or later, we will all lose someone dear to us and so we should be prepared for it, says author Sherri Auger more . . ..

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Meet the future with a will, financial plan

November 1, 2010
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON — A man dies and his loved ones are left grieving. Adding to this hurtful time is that the man failed to prepare a will, leaving his money and estate in the hands of the courts. more . . .

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