Letters to the Editor



Jay's Articles

Canadian mining firms need monitoring

October 7, 2013

On Oct. 4, Catholics and many others celebrated St. Francis of Assisi. Caring and advocating for our suffering earth, we call on Francis as a patron of ecology and environmentalists.

Our Church needs to be re-evangelized

September 23, 2013

There is no shortage of priests in the Catholic Church today. Throughout the 2,000-year history of the Catholic Church, there have never been as many priests as today.

Where are the youth, adults, future priests?

September 23, 2013

Sometimes when I read the WCR and the messages of Pope Francis, I sense a tremendous disconnect. Pope Francis sees it. Very few in the Church do.

Listen to the pope before you vote

September 23, 2013

With municipal elections on Oct. 21, it is not premature to consider our choices.

Taizé prayer times need clarification

September 23, 2013

Many thanks to the WCR and Ramon Gonzalez for raising awareness about Taizé Prayer in Edmonton ("Christian voices unite in singing and Taizé Prayer,” Sept. 16).

Calgary bishop grateful for help in rebuilding

August 26, 2013

Despite the unprecedented damage and trauma surrounding the flood experience in southern Alberta, we have all witnessed incredible rescue efforts and an experience of solidarity beyond our wildest dreams.

Lay parish managers solution to priest shortage

August 26, 2013

Re: “St. Angela’s Parish closes its doors” (WCR, July 22).

Article whitewashed Catholic schools

August 26, 2013

Re: “School board chair retires after six years of service” (WCR, July 15).

Covenant Health salary for CEO is disappointing

August 26, 2013

It is extremely disappointing to hear that Covenant Health’s CEO is being paid a salary beyond that of the CEO of the far-larger Alberta Health Services.

Financial support needed for Sisters of Life

July 1, 2013

The Sisters of Life, who have been invited by Archbishop Richard Smith to come to Edmonton, help expectant mothers to carry their children to term, help them with adoption if necessary or prepare them for motherhood if they want to raise their babies.