Letters to the Editor



Jay's Articles

De Souza's bombast undermines bishops' work

November 19, 2012

The tone of Father De Souza's commentary on the canonization of St. Kateri discredits the patient work of reconciliation with our First Nations people called for by our bishops. ("The making of saints should not be used for partisan interests," WCR, Oct. 29.)

Woodworth's motion showed where MPs stand

November 19, 2012

Re: "Woodworth's motion exposed Canada's most vile, unjust law" (WCR, Oct. 8).

De Souza hit the mark with response to Fontaine

November 12, 2012

I don’t know if anyone is keeping score but I want it to be known that I agree completely with Father Raymond de Souza’s response to the remarks of Phil Fontaine regarding the canonization of St. Kateri.

Rolheiser’s humble tone led to inspired article

November 12, 2012

Father Rolheiser’s article encouraging Catholics to attend Mass was a masterpiece (“An open letter to you, the one who does not go to church,” WCR Nov. 5). His tone was humble and loving as he reached out to those who have difficulty in attending Mass regularly.

Pregnancy centre needs more sonographers

November 12, 2012

It has been a little over a year since the Edmonton Chapter of the Knights of Columbus, spearheaded by Father Bonner Council, made a donation to Edmonton Pregnancy Crisis Centre that allowed EPCC to purchase a new ultrasound machine to show expectant mothers – and sometimes fathers – contemplating abortion the reality of the babies they are carrying.

Dog came to rescue of a sleeping child

November 12, 2012

I found the article “Not one dog is forgotten before God” interesting (We Are One, by Lasha Morningstar, WCR, Oct. 29).

Barron lacks knowledge of current physics

November 5, 2012

Re: “Science will never prove that God does exist” (WCR, Oct. 15).

Catholic students need witnesses of faith

October 15, 2012

The buzzword in the Church these days is “evangelization.” It would seem imperative to begin with our children in our schools and determine whether or not they are being evangelized by people leading authentically Christian lives who can be witnesses to them.

God deserves glory for every miracle

October 15, 2012

Re: “Prayer is answer to the evil one – preacher” (WCR, Oct. 1).

Editorial on pay levels dismays Covenant Health

October 1, 2012

As board chair for Covenant Health, I was dismayed by the condemnatory tone and absence of facts and evidence in the recent editorial "Catholic institutions must provide a Gospel witness" (Sept. 3).