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Country parish weaves a unifying spiritual fabric

May 20, 2013
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Ken Fast described living the faith in a rural setting as being "like one piece of cloth" – an integration of family, work and church life into one fabric, not something disjointed.

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Colour a flower, eat ice cream – it's a Day of Compassion

May 20, 2013
MICHELINE PARE
SPECIAL TO THE WCR

All of us are living love stories and some of those stories express tenderness towards the elderly who are spouses, mothers or fathers, friends and soulmates, who have lost their autonomy.

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Human dignity rooted in life and family, says Smith

Archbishop Richard Smith

May 20, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

EDMONTON – The culture of life is grounded on the inalienable dignity of each person, says Archbishop Richard Smith.

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'She wasn't a bit of tissue; she was a baby girl'

May 20, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When Norma Chamut found herself pregnant with her fourth child she had an abortion.

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WYD cross in Brazil

May 27, 2013

Young people carry the World Youth Day cross during its arrival in Icarai beach in Niteroi, Brazil, May 19.

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Salt + Light joins forces with Chinese Catholic media

May 27, 2013
RUANE REMY
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – Salt + Light TV is collaborating with Chinese Catholic media to reach Chinese audiences in Canada and beyond.

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Sage grass whispers photographer's path

May 27, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

It's easy for Jesuits to say (as they do), "Find God in all things." It's harder to photograph God in all things. Award-winning Jesuit photojournalist Father Don Doll never took that challenge lightly.

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Butterflies in his stomach said he was in love with Jesus

May 27, 2013
NATHAN RUMOHR
THE B.C. CATHOLIC

Paul Jang Han Goo remembers the first time he fell in love. He was at Mass in a Seattle church and realized he wanted to spend the rest of his life serving the Lord.

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Air Force vet swaps bombs for the Bible

Sr. Jennifer Kane

May 27, 2013
MIKE LATONA
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Sister Jennifer Kane is a living conversion story, who has gone, she said, from "bombs to Bibles."

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Religious women return to their roots

May 27, 2013
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Religious women have seen their vocations change dramatically over the years. They have gone from running large institutions such as hospitals, fine art academies, schools and retreat houses to more modest ministries such as working with immigrants, abused women and inner city poor.

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