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Tech savvy students design website for St. Maria Goretti

December 23, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Students at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic High School in Spruce Grove have come to the rescue of St. Maria Goretti Parish in Devon and its desire for a parish website.

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Judgment silences vital messages of pro-lifers

Lucie Tettamente

December 23, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The reason the abortion message is not being heard and that babies continue to die is that the pro-life camp is judgmental.

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Check out the WCR's new online E-edition

December 23, 2013
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Western Catholic Reporter's online E-edition is now available.

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Oxford Houses help people recovering from addiction

December 23, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Oxford House Foundation will be the recipient of the No Room in the Inn Christmas offering this year.

The foundation will use the proceeds to renovate and modernize its Edmonton houses for men and women recovering from addictions.

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New career gives retired archbishop a spring in his step

Archbishop Sylvain Lavoie

December 23, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Archbishop emeritus Sylvain Lavoie looks cheerful these days. As chaplain of the Star of the North Retreat Centre in St. Albert, he is doing many of the things he enjoys, such as organizing liturgies for the centre's staff and giving retreats and workshops.

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Turkey prescribed secularist unity

December 23, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

It may sound strange to Catholics who look at Quebec's Charter of Values and shake their heads over secularism run amok, but in 2010 the world's Catholic bishops and Pope Benedict XVI came to the conclusion the only hope for beleaguered Christians in the Middle East is secularism – secularism combined with democracy.

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Merry Christmas from Canada's bishops

Bishop Paul-André Durocher

December 23, 2013

This year, I feel like wishing my friends a lucid Christmas. It's a beautiful word which comes from the Latin "lucidus," illuminated, well-lit. It applies well to the Christmas season with its candles and votive lamps, its colourful light bulbs, its glowing hearths and shining windows as families and friends gather late into the night.

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Canadians prefer 'Merry Christmas' to 'happy holiday'

December 23, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

An overwhelming 92 per cent of Canadians outside Quebec prefer calling Dec. 25 "Christmas" instead of the "Holiday Season," says an Angus Reid poll released Dec. 13.

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Basilian was national educational leader

Fr. Thomas Mohan

December 23, 2013
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Basilian Father Thomas Mohan, who is credited with bringing stability to St. Michael's College School during the 1990s, died Dec. 8 after a month-long battle with leukemia. He was 84.

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Canadian Jesuit promotes global justice from Rome

Fr. Michael Czerny

December 23, 2013
CAROLINE HRONCICH
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

After the 1989 murders at the University of Central America of six Jesuit scholars, their housekeeper and her daughter – one of the most notorious episodes in the 13-year Salvadoran civil war – the Society of Jesus assigned members from abroad to fill the posts of their fallen companions.

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