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Aboriginals recount pain of life in residential schools

June 17, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

At age seven, Mary Moonias was whisked off to the Ermineskin Residential School in Hobbema along with three of her siblings. For the next nine years she was subjected to "terrible and awful" treatment by the Catholics who ran the school.

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God transformed children's infirmity into blessings

MaryJo Gariano

June 17, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Through her five daughters, MaryJo Gariano and her family have learned what it takes to live in community with people with disabilities.

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Priest loses his heart to the North

June 17, 2013
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – After almost 19 years working in northern Canada, Father Joe Daley can't quite put his finger on what it is about the place that brings him closer to the hand of God.

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'I believe in the resurrection of the body'

June 17, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The righteous live forever with the risen Christ, and it is the hope of the Church that all will be raised to life everlasting.

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Girls tread feudal path to Jesus

June 17, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Young Catholic girls who want to grow in their faith and have fun in a mediaeval setting now have a place of their own to go.

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Architecture students embrace sacred spaces

June 17, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Those who have come to believe secular universities are phobic about the sacred, allergic to transcendence, divorced from the spiritual, God-free zones have not encountered Ed Wojs, associate professor of architecture, Ryerson University in Toronto.

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Oilers' fan takes youth ministry expertise to Canuck territory

Erwin Fung

June 17, 2013
KATE REGALA
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

The Vancouver Archdiocese's Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry has welcomed former Edmontonian Erwin Fung as its new consultant for youth ministry.

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Nun made films with Elvis

Mother Dolores

June 17, 2013
MARK PATTISON
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Dolores Hart is about to become a star again, 50 years after her last movie.

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Eucharist is jewel of our life

June 10, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The goal of Christian initiation is full participation in the Sunday Eucharist, says a Toronto catechist.

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Without love, truth becomes idolatry, says pope

June 10, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY – Christians need to "speak the truth with love," overcoming the temptations of wanting always to be liked or of always thinking their own status or desires are what counts, Pope Francis said.

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