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[Pinned] VIDEO: Archbishop Smith responds to Statement of Apology by the Catholic Bishops of Canada

In this short video, Archbishop Richard Smith responds to the national apology issued by the Canadian Bishops, as well as a nation-wide collective financial commitment to support healing and reconciliation initiatives for residential school survivors, their families, and their communities.

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Newman Theological College awards first Faith & Reason Scholarship

An incoming freshman to the new Bachelor of Arts in Catholic Studies program will have the costs of tuition covered after being awarded a $24,000 scholarship.  Nearly a dozen applicants submitted their work to the scholarship committee but Jackie Cowley’s moving essay submission stood out.

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Celebrate Catholic Education Sunday on November 7, 2021

We’re sharing the Alberta bishops’ Catholic Education Sunday letter on the theme of Catholic Education: Rebuild, Restore, Renew Together, as well as the Grateful Advocates for Catholic Education (GrACE) newsletter. Especially as we prepare for Catholic Education Sunday, please join us in a Journey with St. Joseph novena from October 28 through November 5. The novena can be found here also en francaise neuvaine a Saint Joseph.

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Rolheiser: Beware of your inner circles

I have often found myself graced by the most unlikely, unexpected, initially unwelcome sources. Admittedly, this has not always been without pain. What’s foreign, what’s other, can be upsetting and painful for a long time before grace and revelation are recognized, but it’s what carries grace.

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Newman Theological College graduates put faith and learning into practice

Thirty-nine students graduated, and 27 walked across the stage this year for the 52nd Convocation celebration at Newman TheologicalCollege. 

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Landry: Where does prayer fit into our Rule of Life?

While a rule of life usually centers on the sort of spiritual disciplines I mentioned above, many of us live a sort of unwritten “rule of life” that has nothing to do with prayer. The question becomes where does prayer fit into this “rule of life” – if at all?

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Just Five More Minutes with Mike Landry

Watch the latest episode of Just Five More Minutes with Mike Landry here, so be sure to bookmark this page and visit back regularly!

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By listening to Holy Spirit, synod can be process of healing, pope says

A synod calls on everyone to become experts in "the art of encounter" in a way that is uplifting and transformative, Pope Francis said, formally opening the process leading up to the assembly of the Synod of Bishops in 2023.

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Pilgrims flock to beatified teen’s tomb in Assisi for feast day

Thousands of pilgrims have flocked to the tomb of Blessed Carlo Acutis, the 15-year-old Italian teenager whose use of technology to spread devotion to the Eucharist prompted Pope Francis to hail him as a role model for young people today.

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Rolheiser: Immigration – then and now

Globalization is inevitable because the earth is round, not endless. Sooner or later, we have no other option but to meet each other, accept each other, and find a way to share space and life with each other. Because the earth is round, its space and resources are limited, not endless.

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