WCR This Week

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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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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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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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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Spirit of secularism threatens to swamp religious freedom

April 30, 2012
MARK PATTISON
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

The secular spirit of the age is threatening to overwhelm freedom of religion in the United States, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson warned April 19.

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Chaplains meet to speak their minds

April 30, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Sherwood Park - The role of a Knight of Columbus chaplain is to provide spiritual direction to the members of a council.

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Ultrasound machine shows life as it is

April 30, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Edmonton Pregnancy Crisis Centre has qualified counsellors, informative brochures and educational videos for its clients. Recently the centre introduced its new tool to help prevent abortion.

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'Pacem in Terris' is model for preaching, teaching, archbishop says

April 27, 2012
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – The Catholic Church would be wise to imitate the positive, prophetic approach of the encyclical Pacem in Terris in its evangelization and social justice works, a French archbishop said.

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Local Catholics welcome Collins back to town

Cardinal Thomas Collins

April 23, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

With many others, Louise Coates stood in a long line April 13 to shake the hand of Canada's newest cardinal.

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First Nations elders adopt Winnipeg archbishop

April 23, 2012
JAMES BUCHOK
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

WINNIPEG - Anishinaabe elders and community leaders have adopted the archbishop of Winnipeg as their brother.

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