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Through high school and until his third year of university, Kristopher Schmidt had plans to become a medical doctor. But when he realized God was calling him to the priesthood, he promptly traded the stethoscope for a Bible. more . . .
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The initial plan two years ago was for Newman Theological College to vacate its old campus near St. Albert and move directly to its new location, beside the Catholic Pastoral Centre. more . . .
Snowflake filtered light illuminates the rich hues of the seven sacrament stained glass windows crafted by artisans at Vitreaux d'art E. Rault in Rennes, France. The murmur of seminarians' voices drift through the closed metal and glass doors. And the aura of sacred peace envelops the visitor as she kneels in prayer in the newly constructed St. Joseph Seminary chapel. more . . .
When Newman Theological College opened its doors more than 40 years ago, its impact on the Church in western Canada was positive. Father David Norman expects the new campus to make a big difference too. more . . .
St. Joseph's Seminary and Newman Theological College were relocated to the Pastoral Centre grounds after the old buildings on Mark Messier Trail were bought by the provincial government and then demolished to make way for the Anthony Henday Highway. more . . .
St. Joseph Seminary has changed considerably during its 84 years of operation. Founded in 1927 to train priests for the Edmonton Archdiocese, it's now the seminary of choice for Western Canadian dioceses. more . . .
From an uncertain beginning when it was established as a degree-granting institution in 1969, Newman has thrived and grown into a significant centre of theological learning recognized throughout North America. more . . .
EDMONTON — "To continue working within the Church, you have to stay at the top of your game. You have to continually deepen your knowledge and your skills. Newman is very crucial to that," said Marieta Paul, a student at Newman Theological College. more . . .
No sooner had Pope John Paul II died than some began to refer to him as John Paul the Great. That was a verdict on his papacy more than on the man. Such a verdict, however, cannot be delivered so quickly. It will take decades, at least, to judge the lasting effects of the unquestionably potent papacy of the first Polish pope. more . . .
The past several weeks have been some of most pressured weeks in my life. I have been trying to balance the pressures of teaching a three-hour-a-day intersession course, my duties as an administrator, a series of emergencies to do with the deaths of a couple of close friends, along with trying to sustain some kind of prayer life, all the time nursing a nasty viral cold. It's been a pressured time. more . . .