The Paschal Mystery witnesses to Jesus' love

Kathleen Giffin

September 17, 2012
25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
September 23, 2012

My first job in the field of social services was working in a treatment home for emotionally disturbed children. It was an emotionally challenging job for me, daily working with the distress the children experienced.

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We Believe! The Archdiocese of Edmonton celebrates the gift of faith

September 17, 2012

Faith is the lifeblood of Christians. A wondrous gift of the Holy Spirit, faith is the opening of the heart and mind to God, who has loved us first (cf. 1John 4.19). It is the acceptance, with trust in divine providence and wisdom, of all that God has revealed in his Son Jesus Christ. By faith working through love (cf. Galatians 5.6) we are led to salvation!

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Strategize now to put local food on the table

Bob McKeon

September 17, 2012

Like many in the Edmonton region, I find summer to be a special time because I can buy fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers' markets. Over time I get to know some of the vendors and learn that the food I am buying is grown nearby by local farmers, some even within Edmonton's city limits.

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John XXIII: A most unlikely pope had diverse experiences

September 17, 2012
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Angelo Giuseppi Roncalli, the pope who convoked the Second Vatican Council, was a pope like no other in the 20th century. He rose to become Pope John XXIII basically under the radar and was formed by a unique set of experiences that helped him understand that the action of the Holy Spirit is not confined to the Catholic Church.

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Commandments are God’s recipe for a good life, says Benedict

September 17, 2012

The Ten Commandments are a gift from God to help people live a correct relationship with God and with others, Pope Benedict said.

“God gave us the commandments to educate us about true freedom and authentic love so that we could be truly happy,” he said in a video message played Sept. 8 in Rome’s Piazza del Popolo.

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Solidarity criticizes Romney for using JP2 in TV ad

September 17, 2012

Poland’s Solidarity trade union criticized U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for using images of the country and Blessed John Paul II in his campaign.

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Parish gun buyback nets 365 firearms

September 17, 2012

An Aug. 30 gun buyback program conducted by the Detroit Police Department at a westside Detroit parish netted 365 guns.

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Pope asks Africans to defend faith, culture

September 17, 2012

Pope Benedict encouraged lay Catholics in Africa to defend Christian and traditional African values, share their faith in Jesus and transform African society.

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Loving Jesus leads one to prayer – pope

Pope Benedict

September 17, 2012

The more people love Jesus, the more they will want to spend time with him in prayer; and the more they pray, the more they will resemble him, Pope Benedict said.

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Film of Catholic high school depicts teens’ faith

September 17, 2012

Filmmakers seeking to capture American high school students as they balance the demands of the Catholic faith with life as a teenager chose a Catholic high school in Draper, Utah, for their pilot documentary.

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