WCR This Week

Evergreen schools sponsor Nigerian poultry farm

November 4, 2013
RAY CÔTÉ
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

The Evergreen Catholic School District is now sponsoring a fully functioning poultry farm in Owerri, Nigeria.

The venture which was proposed by Father Sabinus Iwu when he was serving at St. Mary Parish in Westlock is a partnership with Seat of Wisdom Seminary in Owerri.

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Leduc school based on self-paced learning

November 4, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

For those requiring a more flexible schedule, an outreach school is exactly what some students in Leduc need to complete their high school education.

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Teens learn how to trust

November 4, 2013
JAMES BUCHOK
PRAIRIE MESSENGER

Why hold just one high school retrally – that's a cross between a retreat and a rally – when you can have a whole week of them?

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A gift for Francis

November 4, 2013

Pope Francis looks at ebony statues he received as a gift from Equatorial Guinea's president.

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WCR will undergo major changes in Jan.

Archbishop Richard Smith

October 28, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The Western Catholic Reporter will undergo the most extensive changes in its nearly 50-year history in January.

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WCR still has lots of life in it

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October 28, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WCR EDITOR

A newspaper article once led Mark Twain to announce, "The report of my death was an exaggeration."

About three years ago, a WCR announcement that the newspaper was going through a process of revisioning led some readers to conclude that the paper was about to be closed. Well, we're still here and not a lot different than we were then, thanks to a strong vote of confidence from our readers.

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Archbishop's letter on the WCR

October 28, 2013
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

As Christians we are blessed to have received the best news of all . the wondrous truth that God has come to us through His Son Jesus Christ and the gift of the Holy Spirit in order to save the world. As Christians we also called to share that beautiful message of love with others.

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Speaker bridges the boy-girl chasm

October 28, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

For 35 years, Brad Henning has been giving the same talk to teens about boy-girl relationships, and for 35 years they have been responding with laughter and enthusiasm.

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40-day prayer vigil deters abortions

October 28, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

People from Edmonton have joined with hundreds of others worldwide for the annual 40 Days for Life, an international pro-life movement, from Sept. 25 to Nov. 3. The campaign involves prayer, fasting and community outreach.

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New trustee wants to rattle some cages

Patricia Grell

October 28, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

It was steady as she goes on election day Oct. 21 for Edmonton's Catholic school trustees with all six incumbents who sought re-election back on the board.

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