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Magdalene House cycling tour seeks donations for home

July 22, 2013
DAVID BOUCHARD
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

RED DEER – Magdalene House Society is a charitable organization in Alberta providing a home for the recovery of people who are exploited through human trafficking.

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Ukrainian sisters start foundation

July 22, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Through a life of prayer and active service, the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate are dedicated to sharing their experience of God's compassion, forgiveness and unconditional love.

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Daughters of Wisdom founded Theresetta School

July 22, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

While the town of Castor is known for its duck and geese migration as well as its agriculture and mining industries, Sister Harriet Hermary remembers the people for their special spirit.

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Lac Ste. Anne Pilgrimage begins

July 22, 2013

The Lac Ste. Anne Pilgrimage, which annually draws tens of thousands of people from across Western and Northern Canada, begins the evening of Saturday, July 20 and continues through to the morning of Thursday, July 25, the feast of St. Anne.

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Bible school fires kids with faith

July 22, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

Seventy children re-enacted the lives of the saints and became "missionaries in motion" when they took part in the St. Thomas More Parish Vacation Bible School, July 8-12.

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Olds Catholics go all out to help flooded High River

July 22, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When Catholics from St. Stephen's Parish in Olds saw the devastation in High River they decided they had to do something. Armed with shovels, generators and power-washers, they went down to the flooded town twice this month to help clean up the mess.

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Martyr's door

August 26, 2013

A statue of St. Isaac Jogues, one of the Canadian Martyrs, is seen on one of the two restored bronze doors at the main entrance of St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York following their installation Aug. 14.

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MP touts British solution for fighting against porn

Joy Smith

August 26, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Conservative MP Joy Smith has called for Canada to follow Britain's lead getting Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block pornography in order to protect children.

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Knights called to become missionaries

Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller

August 26, 2013
JORDAN MCMORROUGH
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley highlighted the New Evangelization in the pontificate of Pope Francis in an Aug. 6 address to the Knights of Columbus supreme convention in San Antonio, Texas.

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K of C bounds to new records in loving their neighbors

Carl Anderson

August 26, 2013
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Saying "our order is stronger today than ever before, and the best is yet to come," Supreme Knight Carl Anderson chronicled the record-setting activity of the Knights of Columbus at the organization's 131st annual convention.

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