Stories for the Middle Column of the WCR This Week Page
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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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.