WCR This Week

Sisters cared for orphans, wayward girls

Sr. Norma Johnson

May 14, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

In the early part of the last century, religious sisters worked in the province's schools, hospitals and parishes.

Read the rest of entry »

Children reach out to help children

May 14, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Students from across the archdiocese belong to a special and longstanding association, one in which children help children in faraway nations.

Read the rest of entry »

Catholics reeling as evangelicals continue to grow

May 14, 2012
EZRA FIESER
and LISE ALVES
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

The World Church of the Power of God opened an L-shaped, one-storey, corrugated metal megachurch on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, on New Year's Day, expecting around 100,000 people to attend. Few were prepared for the more than two million people who actually showed up.

Read the rest of entry »

Life stories told on The Park Bench

Jim Soetaert

May 14, 2012
COLLEEN SOETAERT
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

ST. ALBERT - Sandra Brenneis, composer and playwright of Mary's Veil and Lost Apostle, is pleased to present her latest musical, The Park Bench.

Read the rest of entry »

Paraguayan festival

May 14, 2012

Actors from the group Hara perform in front of the National Pantheon of The Heroes before a procession on the eve of Kurusu Ara, or the Day of the Cross, in Asuncion, Paraguay, May 2.

Read the rest of entry »

Science needs the guidance of faith – pope

May 14, 2012
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Excluding truth and the transcendent from scientific debate and research has impoverished modern thought and weakened the intellect's ability to understand reality, Pope Benedict said.

Read the rest of entry »

'Ladies get together' to celebrate CWL centennial

May 7, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Katherine Hughes, while living in Edmonton 100 years ago, took an interest in the Catholic Women's League after travelling through England. Upon her return to Canada, she told Bishop Emile Legal about this benevolent women's organization.

Read the rest of entry »

K of C reminded of original mission

State Deputy Gary Johnson

May 7, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Knights of Columbus strive to keep their commitment to God, the clergy and the Church. They help the needy and less fortunate in their communities. They support youth, families and those in need.

Read the rest of entry »

Artist Hank Zyp had a radical faith

Hank Zyp

May 7, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Hank Zyp was no ordinary man. The capital region artist, teacher and social justice advocate was a radical who praised the virtues of the likes of Archbishop Oscar Romero, Ernesto "Che" Guevara and socialist Salvador Allende.

Read the rest of entry »

Saskatoon cathedral links worship with prairie landscape

May 7, 2012
NED POWERS
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

The cross atop the new Cathedral of the Holy Family in Saskatoon is a distinctive skyline feature and visible symbol elevating the character and spirit of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon.

Read the rest of entry »

 
ghd nz ghd nz cheap ghd online ghd straightener australia cheap ghd ghds sale uk cheap ghd ghd straighteners nz cheap ghd ghd hair straighteners cheap ghds cheap ghds uk ghd australia cheap planchas ghd baratas cheap ghds ghd nz sale cheap ghds uk cheap ghd straighteners ghd baratas ghds cheap uk