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CWL supports Marian Centre since 1955

Jeanette Helmig

August 20, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Catholic Women's League of Edmonton has been assisting the staff of the Marian Centre in serving meals to the poor since the centre opened in 1955.

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Camrose CWL works, plays together

August 20, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

CAMROSE – Since 1921, the Catholic women of Camrose have been held together by their ties of faith and a bond of common service. Wherever they saw a need or were asked to help, these members leaped in with both feet.

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League digs deep to help seminary, college

August 20, 2012
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – CWL member Sandra King describes some of the various ways the CWL has extended support to Newman Theological College and St. Joseph Seminary over the years.

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CWL 'adoption' bailed out struggling seminarian

August 20, 2012
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Christmas time, yet the blues swirled around seminarian Jim Corrigan. Indeed, the first semester in a seminary is usually fraught with questioning, searching.

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CWL involvement gave Greeley self-confidence

Ellen Greeley

August 20, 2012
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Ellen Greeley's Catholic roots run deep.

"Mom was a very strong CWL member – some called her Mrs. CWL – and I am sure some of her passion rubbed off on me."

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With the CWL, Laskosky moved into the front row

Anne Laskosky

August 20, 2012
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Anne Laskosky knew absolutely no one when she and her family moved to Camrose in 1966.

But then the ladies from the local CWL came to visit.

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League volunteers are backbone of CSS outreach to needy

August 20, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Since Catholic Social Services was launched in Edmonton in 1961, the Catholic Women's League has been supportive.

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Feast of Assumption: Let us rejoice, embrace hope

WCR Logo

August 20, 2012

The feast of Mary's Assumption, celebrated Aug. 15, is one of the most hopeful feasts of the liturgical year. In our archdiocese, it is the focus of pilgrimages at Skaro and St. Albert. Yet, perhaps we could do even more to celebrate this mid-summer feast with verve and joy.

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Monks trusted God more than military hardware

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

August 20, 2012

Last year, a French movie was released entitled Of Gods and Men that The New York Times as "perhaps the best movie on Christian commitment ever made."

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An unsettling word from Scripture

Kathleen Giffin

August 20, 2012
21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
August 26, 2012

The last few months have been occupied with preparations for my daughter's wedding. It is an exciting and happy time, and reminds me of my young adult life and my attitudes as I approached marriage.

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