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Young teacher makes giant leap into the Great White North

Pamila Jesuthasan

September 2, 2013
VANESSA SANTILLI
CATHOLIC REGISTER SPECIAL

Pamila Jesuthasan knows teaching is her vocation. Because of this, she took a leap of faith by moving more than 2,000 kilometres away from the comforts of her Toronto home to the isolated village of Ivujivik, Que.

Rock-throwing teacher takes shot at Sochi Olympics

Krista McCarville

September 2, 2013
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Catholic elementary school teacher Krista McCarville is taking one more crack at competitive curling before giving it up to focus on her career and family.

Website gives exposure to Catholic rock musicians

September 2, 2013
RUANE REMY
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – Catholic musicians looking for publicity have found a new home at CatholicBands.com – and music lovers are benefitting.

Coptic Catholic bishop denies civil war rages in Egypt

September 2, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

A Coptic Catholic bishop who served as a member of the assembly that drafted Egypt's 2012 constitution said his country will not have a civil war, and foreign powers – including the United Nations – should not interfere.

Canadian nun tells of Muslims protecting church buildings

Sr. Darlene DeMong

September 2, 2013
JAMES MARTONE
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

CAIRO – Churches and other Christian properties around Egypt had already been looted, so when Catholics in Berba were tipped off that their southern village could be next, they acted fast.

Keeping fit

September 2, 2013

Richard Nichols, a Jesuit scholastic and math teacher at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, exercises in the school's weight room in July.

Skaro's pilgrimage of peace drowns out noise of daily life

August 26, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Even as cars and big rigs drove noisily along the adjacent highway, there was a quiet sacredness at the Skaro Shrine, home to a special Marian pilgrimage every year since 1919.

Pope offers views on women, marriage annulments

August 26, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM BRAZIL – While the Church will not ordain women as priests, the Church must do more to explain the importance of women in the Church, said Pope Francis.

Sculptor follows call to Rome seminary

Ed Gibney

August 26, 2013
KIPLY LUKAN YAWORSKI
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

A lifetime with strong Catholic roots, service as a member of the Knights of Columbus and a career as a sculptor have slowly but surely placed a call to the priesthood before Ed Gibney.

Spirit of joy sweeps south-side parish

August 26, 2013
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Strumming guitars, joyous singing and a mood of celebration spills over the congregation of Assumption Parish as it began its jubilee year Aug. 17.

 
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