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EDMONTON — Carla Cuglietta is all about helping others, whether the family is across the street or across the world.
A teacher and chaplain at Austin O’Brien High School, Cuglietta was inspired at least 10 years ago by a TV documentary about a woman who felt called to help abandoned children. The children were living in a garbage dump.
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EDMONTON — The desire to rid the world of nuclear weapons is gathering momentum, says Senator Douglas Roche.
“Nobody loves nuclear weapons — except their powerfully placed defenders in government, their supporters in the military and terrorists,” Roche says in new book, How We Stopped Loving the Bomb.
Jamaica is known for its sunny beaches and tourist resorts, making it a common vacation destination. A few parishioners from Holy Trinity Parish in Spruce Grove and Stony Plain view the Caribbean country much differently.
Next to Haiti, Jamaica is the poorest nation in the western hemisphere. Of its three main areas — Mandeville, Montego Bay and Kingston — Mandeville is the most impoverished.
John Paul II is blessed because of his faith — a strong, generous and apostolic faith,” Pope Benedict said May 1 just minutes after formally beatifying his predecessor.
Many among those attending Pope John Paul’s beatification had personal stories about seeing the late pope or even meeting him, and Pope Benedict ended his homily at the Mass sharing his own personal story.
ROME — With songs, videos, testimonials and prayers, Catholics of every age and many countries gathered in Rome to remember Pope John Paul II on the eve of his beatification.
“I feel him present here in the Circus Maximus,” the pope’s former secretary, Polish Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow told the crowd in Rome’s ancient racetrack April 30. “I feel him returning tonight.”
EDMONTON — In today’s business culture that emphasizes maximizing profits, businesspeople are asking, “What can I get?” A new course at Newman Theological College will be teaching businesspeople how to shift their mentality to asking, “What can I give?”
Capitalism is based on the principle of wealth accumulation without consideration for one’s neighbour. However, philosopher Jim Penna and ecological economist Mark Anielski are offering a different approach — an economy of communion.
VANCOUVER — After six years of formation, Franciscan Friar Pierre Ducharme will emerge from Christ’s kiln a fully-formed priest after his ordination at Holy Rosary Cathedral.
“It gives me more of an opportunity to be with people and journey with them through baptism and marriages,” the Vancouver native said. “I am looking forward to all the ministry that the priesthood has to offer.”