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Bzdel led Canada's Ukrainians for 13 years

April 23, 2012
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

WINNIPEG – Archbishop Michael Bzdel, who served as metropolitan for Ukrainian Catholics in Canada for nearly 13 years, died April 3 at his home in Winnipeg. He was 81.

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Rolheiser receives honorary degree

Fr. Ron Rolheiser

April 23, 2012
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

OTTAWA - If you dream your dream alone, you may make a splash but you will not make a real difference in people's lives, said Father Ron Rolheiser.

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Kateri's spirit lives in mosaic mural

April 23, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

An artist in residence and about 400 eager students, parents and staff at Blessed Kateri Catholic School have created a vibrant mural to honour the canonization of the school's patron – Kateri Tekakwitha.

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Recipe for business success includes ethics and service

April 23, 2012
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

In an effort to help businesses avoid the occupational hazards of greed, overwork and exploitation, the Vatican's justice and peace council has released a handbook for business educators and entrepreneurs.

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Thomas Collins: A man called forth

Red Biretta

April 23, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Cardinal Thomas Collins' 39 years since his priestly ordination has been a series of being sent to one place or another.

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Cardinal returns to the scene of his first 'lectio divina'

Cardinal Thomas Collins

April 23, 2012
Glen Argan
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Our worries and our cares too often distract us from recognizing the Lord walking beside us, Cardinal Thomas Collins said April 14.

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Can we measure how happy we are?

April 23, 2012
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Most Canadians are richer than their parents, far richer than their grandparents, infinitely richer than their great-grandparents. But are we happier for this?

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Infant's death drew parents into long, painful journey

Diane Morin

April 23, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Diane Morin's whole life has been one long struggle of trying to get closer to Jesus. Despite many roadblocks, she is thankful that both she and Jesus persisted.

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Stewardship shows Christ's love for you

Fr. Stefano Penna

April 23, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

In most relationships that result in marriage, the couple does not come together because of shared principles. Rather, they fall in love. Because of their love for each another, a new behaviour emerges.

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JustFAITH participants host impromptu inner city soup kitchen

April 23, 2012
MARIA LUPUL
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

EDMONTON - On the April 14-15 weekend, JustFAITH hosted a "Hot-To-Go Experience" for its 2011-12 participants.

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