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Re: Chris Miller’s article Mary’s Assumption is the real deal (WCR Aug. 27).
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Canada's bishops and Catholic universities were among those who responded to the Vatican's call in 1959 for input about topics that ought to be considered at the Second Vatican Council.
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.
The ordination of a bishop in Edmonton is a great and rare event. It hasn’t happened since 1958 when Bishop Emmett Doyle, chancellor of the Edmonton Archdiocese who served 31 years as bishop of Nelson, B.C., was “consecrated” as the rite was called in those days.
Several years ago, I was at church meeting where we were discussing liturgical rubrics. There was heated discussion over a number of issues: Should the congregation should be standing or kneeling during the Eucharistic Prayer? What is the most reverent way to receive Communion? Should laypersons be allowed to cleanse the chalice and cups after Communion?
I rarely watch TV. A few days ago, however, as I waited for an incoming storm and could not work in the darkness and tension, I flicked the remote control and found myself in Rwanda in April 1994.
Canada’s bishops and Catholic universities were among those who responded to the Vatican’s call in 1959 for input about topics that ought to be considered at the Second Vatican Council.
On Sept. 3, Father Gregory Bittman was vested with the fullness of the priesthood through episcopal ordination. While remaining Father Greg, he becomes Bishop Greg Bittman.
I was a tad nervous at my new job. Surrounded by six bishops at my first meeting with the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs, it was hard to know what to expect.
Italian Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, a renowned biblical scholar and former archbishop of Milan, died Aug. 31 at the age of 85 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.