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New K-9 school imbued with spirit of Pope John XXIII

St. John XXIII School
September 12, 2016
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Although Mike Kovacs' father had been the director of the food program at Edmonton's St. Joseph's High School, young Mike didn't feel drawn to follow in dad's footsteps. He earned a science degree in university, but was unsure of his next step. "I went into education. Once I taught my first lesson, I loved it. I said, 'OK! I've found my calling.'"

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Caring for the Earth is connected to caring for people

September 12, 2016
RANDOLPH HALUZA-DELAY
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

When we think of the "seasons" of the Church calendar, Easter, Lent and Advent come to mind. The Seasons of Creation is an ecumenical initiative co-sponsored by the Vatican and a wide variety of other Christian denominations. It began Sept. 1 – the World Day of Prayer for Care for Creation – and continues until Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.

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