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In his autobiography, Morris West suggests that at a certain age our lives simplify and we need have only three phrases left in our spiritual vocabulary: Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
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Today – today I choose to indulge myself. At four score years and four, I presume to take a stand on that thin collection of privileges earned by age. I make a claim for wisdom: T. S. Eliot's wisdom – the wisdom of humility. I find shelter in his claim that "The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility."
Life, marriage and family are gifts of God. As we now embark upon the Week for Life and Family, we Bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories wish to reflect with you on the beauty and wonder of these realities, and offer our closeness and support to any who are struggling.
The fragility of life broke through the turmoil of our everyday lives when Boston Marathon bombs unleashed their cowardly indiscriminate destruction.
I must confess that I haven't spent a great deal of time thinking about the principles behind altars and ambos. My first conscious consideration of altars came when I was struggling to understand homophones – words that sound the same but have different spellings.
Do I believe in Life Everlasting?
The Second Vatican Council’s Decree on Ecumenism had several important things to say to the Catholic community. However, the most important things about the decree were that it was written, it was overwhelmingly approved and it called for dialogue among separated Christians.
Without the civilization of love, there will be no civilization at all, said Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley in his homily at a Mass offered for the repose of the souls of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombings and aftermath.
The new leader of the Edmonton Diocesan Council of the Catholic Women's League plans to encourage recruitment and to reach out to rural members.
LEDUC – Human trafficking is increasingly turning into a domestic activity with as many as 15,000 people becoming victims every year in Canada.