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Ukrainian Eparchy embarks on 25-year pastoral plan

December 27, 2010
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON — The Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton is embarking on a long-term plan to renew the Church and pass on the faith to future generations.

The 25-year pastoral plan is based on three simple pillars — to know, love and serve God — and places heavy emphasis on lay formation and service. more . . .

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Readers give strong response to WCR Survey

December 27, 2010
RON BAIER
WCR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The WCR Revisioning Survey received a remarkable response, for which we thank you. The final data set included 1,831 different surveys. This is several times more than would be expected for a study of this kind, and we are very grateful. more . . .

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Marc Barylo is the 2010 winner of the WCR’s Worker in the Vineyard Award.

December 27, 2010
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON — Tim Spelliscy volunteers alongside Marc Barylo and marvels, "He works and works and works and always wants to sit in the background. He is not just a hard worker and high achiever, he is humble." more . . .

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Pope begins 2011 with call for religious freedom

January 3, 2010
CAROL GLATZ
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

VATICAN CITY — Opening 2011 with a strong call for religious liberty, Pope Benedict condemned deadly attacks against Christians and announced a new interfaith meeting next fall in Assisi, Italy. more . . .

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Quebec imposes religious restrictions on preschoolers

January 17, 2011
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

MONTREAL — Quebec's new policy concerning religious daycares imposes the state's ideological approach to religion, according to a Catholic parents' group. more . . .

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School districts, Newman stimulate leadership

January 17, 2011
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

EDMONTON — A new leadership development program for Catholic teachers is set to open under a partnership between St. Thomas Aquinas Roman (STAR) Catholic School Division, Evergreen Catholic School Division and Newman Theological College.more . . .

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Rozmahel served parishes, Our Lady of Victory Camp

Fr. Ted Rozmahel

January 17, 2011
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

VIKING – Father Ted Rozmahel, a priest of the Edmonton Archdiocese for 50 years, died here Jan. 3. He was 79. more . . .

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Oblate served years as public health nurse

Logo - Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate

January 17, 2011
WHO
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON — Patricia Sirois was one of the first members of the secular institute Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate and served for decades as a public health nurse in many parts of Alberta. She died Dec. 27 at age 93. more . . .

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Thank you to all who took part in survey

January 17, 2011
 

As editor of the WCR, I wish to personally thank the hundreds of readers who completed our readership survey. more . . .

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Canadian, international news priority for readers

January 17, 2011
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Most readers say news about the Church in Canada and around the world is the most important thing they want to see when they open the WCR. more . . .

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