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St. Clare Parish clothes, feeds, diapers needy babies

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March 19, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Edmonton – Parishioners at St. Clare Parish are good stewards and it shows. Since Family Day, they have collected about $8,000 worth of baby items and food to help young mothers completing their high school at Edmonton Catholic Schools.

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Continuing Care centre honours sisters

March 19, 2012
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

RED DEER – This city's new 100-bed continuing care centre will be named Villa Marie to honour the Daughters of Wisdom, the order of sisters who founded Catholic education in Red Deer.

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'Bogus refugees' come to Canada for freedom and life

March 19, 2012
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Toronto – Vilmos Csikja, his wife Beata and their four children from Hungary are the kind of people Immigration Minister Jason Kenney calls "bogus refugees."

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Alta. Friars win the Briar

March 19, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

While Alberta may have come up short in the final of this year's Tim Hortons Brier, a foursome of Alberta priests captured the top prize at the distinguished Friars' Briar.

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Leading ecumenist speaks at local events

March 26, 2012
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Edmonton – Leading ecumenist Sister Lorelei Fuchs, a Sister of the Atonement, will be in Edmonton March 26 to 29 for a series of speaking events and retreats.

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Men need to get out of the boat – evangelist

Curtis Martin

March 26, 2012
VIRGINIA BATTISTE
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

CALGARY – The great failure of men today is the same one shown in the Garden of Eden when Adam failed to stand up to the enemy of his soul and protect Eve from the wiles of Satan, says U.S. evangelist Curtis Martin.

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Nepal stole her heart, soul forever

Mary Martin

March 26, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Travelling from London to Nepal on the back of a truck in the early 1970s opened a new world for Mary Martin. She met many people and crossed many countries along the way. But she fell in love with Nepal and returned twice to the small south Asian nation to work among the poor.

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Montreal auxiliary promoted

March 26, 2012
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

MONTREAL – The new archbishop of Montreal is a former seminary director who has served in the Vatican and was only ordained a bishop last September.

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World is changing and so will religious life – brother

March 26, 2012
SARA FRANCIS
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

CALGARY – Canadian religious orders have reason to hope in a bright future.

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Christ's presence in Eucharist is more than symbolism

March 26, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Through the priest, God's Word, prayer and singing, one can experience Jesus. But nowhere is Jesus' presence more real than in the Eucharist.

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