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Bishop Bittman ordained in a joyous celebration

September 10, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

In a spirit of joy and thanksgiving, Catholics from across the Edmonton Archdiocese gathered at St. Joseph’s Basilica Sept. 3 to witness the ordination of Gregory Bittman as auxiliary bishop.

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Bittman's life was immersed in Catholic Culture

Deacon Greg Bittman

September 10, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

It was a vocations retreat that he attended a year or two after high school that stirred Greg Bittman to think seriously about the priesthood. But the seed of a priestly vocation had been planted many years earlier and it took many more years to come to its full flowering.

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Archbishops saw Bittman as 'right arm'

September 10, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When Edmonton's new archbishop, Thomas Collins, went looking for a priest to serve as chancellor more than 12 years ago, Father Greg Bittman was probably not an obvious choice.

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Friends, co-workers sing Bittman's praises

Fr. Greg Bittman

September 10, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Some people saw it coming. But even they were surprised when they learned in mid-July that Father Greg Bittman had been named auxiliary bishop of Edmonton.

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Family of faith guided his path

Fran Bittman

September 10, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Fran Bittman is a woman of unwavering Catholic faith. But when she speaks of her son Greg's vocation to the priesthood, talk inevitably comes around to Fran's mother, Anna Lech.

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Unborn child becomes a human targeted in letters

September 10, 2012
RUANE REMY
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Alexandra Jezierski is hoping to enlist the help of 100,000 letter writers to influence Prime Minster Stephen Harper and members of Parliament to support a motion that would open debate on when an unborn child becomes a human being.

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Sacraments stressed in children’s lives

Kathleen Nguyen

September 10, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON - A new initiative in the Edmonton Archdiocese aims to ensure sacraments are fundamental events in the lives of all Catholic children.

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Consumption drives the pipeline push

Bishop Gary Gordon

September 10, 2012
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

It isn't the construction of the Northern Gateway pipeline that raises great concern for Bishop Gary Gordon. Rather it is the perception that the pipeline is necessary in the first place.

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Abrahamic faiths explain shared beliefs

September 10, 2012
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Faith is a difficult subject to bring up with our children, our own flesh and blood. How many of us would endure earnest talk of faith from friends? A combination of courage and psychopathology is necessary before most Christians can talk about faith with strangers.

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Teachers must share the ways of faith with their students

September 10, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Educators need to share their faith with those under their spiritual care within the schools, the Ukrainian bishop of Edmonton said at the opening Divine Liturgy of Edmonton Catholic Schools Aug. 30.

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