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Sign of Hope raises $3M for CSS programs

Carole Anctil-Michalyshyn

February 3, 2014
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

In its 30th annual effort to support the work of Catholic Social Services, the Sign of Hope campaign has raised more than $3 million for the first time. With its goal set at $2.87 million, the Sign of Hope collected $20,000 more than $3 million, enabling it to fund existing and possibly new programs.

Alpha program brings Catholics back to church

January 20, 2014
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Nelson LaPerle, a non-practising Catholic, is happy he attended the recent Alpha program at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Sherwood Park.

Quebec prelate named a cardinal

Cardinal-designate Gerald Lacroix

January 20, 2014
WCR NEWS SERVICES

ROME – The archbishop of Quebec will join 18 other prelates, many from the developing world, in being inducted into the College of Cardinals Feb. 22.

Sacramental education coordinator laid low with H1N1 flu

Kathleen Nguyen

January 20, 2014
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – Yes, she did get her flu shot. She does each and every year. Her three children too.

Flu outbreak leads to restrictions during Eucharist

Hands

January 20, 2014
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The worrisome spread of H1N1 influenza has prompted the Archdiocese of Edmonton to implement safety precautions during the celebration of the Eucharist, following the advice from Dr. Gerry Predy, senior medical officer of health.

Students raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims

January 20, 2014
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Students from Catholic schools throughout the Edmonton Archdiocese have selflessly raised tens of thousands of dollars for relief efforts in the Philippines.

WCR's faithful remnant ensures paper's future

WCR Logo

January 20, 2014

Heartiest greetings of pure joy in Jesus Christ to all those who have decided to continue receiving the Western Catholic Reporter.

Haiti's cardinal represents a new Church in impoverished nation

Cardinal-designate Chibly Langlois

January 20, 2014
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Haiti's new cardinal is known as a tireless worker, an advocate for the people and someone who never forgot his impoverished childhood.

Nun's witness sends students scrambling to confessionals

Sr. Miriam Heidland

January 20, 2014
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Talks by a young nun prompted hundreds of young people to line up for Confession Dec. 29 at Catholic Christian Outreach's 25th anniversary CCO Rise Up conference.

Weisgerber honoured with Order of Canada

Archbishop James Weisgerber

January 20, 2014
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

While on the verge of laying down his title as archbishop of Winnipeg, James Weisgerber picked up a new title: Officer of the Order of Canada.

 
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