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Death gave birth to support for life

April 30, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

COLD LAKE – A baby grows in her mother's womb, and the parents love her and invest in her their dreams for the future. When she is born, this love blossoms. This was the situation for a Cold Lake couple, Patrice and Helene Roussel, in 1985. They were proud parents of a baby girl.

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Knights boost support for March for Life

April 30, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

All of the Knights of Columbus' good works are informed by four core principles: charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. Based on those principles, they focus on six service areas: community, council, Church, family, youth and pro-life.

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Troy gone, but he won't be forgotten

April 30, 2012
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Saskatchewan sculptor Ed Gibney says a short prayer each day before he starts work on his latest commission.

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Calgary Knights honour sisters

April 30, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

CALGARY – The Knights of Columbus is well known for paying tribute to priests. In fact, many councils dedicate one evening a year to honour their priests.

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St. Vincent de Paul Society gets strong K of C support

April 30, 2012
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

EDMONTON – A wonderful symbiotic relationship exists between the Knights of Columbus and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SSVP), all for the ultimate benefit of those in our community who struggle just to meet their basic needs.

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State deputy relies on the power of prayer

April 30, 2012
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Knights of Columbus State Deputy Gary Johnson's credo is simple, direct and packed with the power of faith.

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Insuring members crucial to Knight's reason for existence

Kevin Paish

April 30, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

From its beginning in 1882, the primary mission of the Knights of Columbus has been to protect families from financial ruin caused by the death of the breadwinner.

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Spirit inspires biblical interpretation

April 30, 2012
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – While the text of the Bible is fixed, the same Holy Spirit that inspired its writing continues to inspire its proclamation and interpretation in the church, Pope Benedict said.

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Mass translation still sparks debate

Fr. Paul Kavanagh

April 30, 2012
BETH GRIFFIN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

BRONX, N.Y. - The language used in the new translation of the Mass has evoked a variety of responses, from highly enthusiastic to deeply distressed, according to speakers at an April 16 symposium.

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Cultivate a life-long thriving spiritual life

Sr. Nancy Kehoe

April 30, 2012
VIRGINIA BATTISTE
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

CAMROSE – Until Dr. Nancy Kehoe came on the scene, few people had thought to ask mental health patients about their spiritual lives. Nor had they done well asking aging residents in care facilities about their ongoing spirituality.

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