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Prayers & funeral for Sr. Elizabeth Kass SP

Vigil prayers Tuesday night, funeral Wednesday at Providence Centre chapel.

Asking for a friend: Do we have to go to Mass twice on Christmas Eve?

Catholics have obligation to attend both Sunday Mass and Christmas Day Mass.

A new Bishop for Mackenzie-Fort Smith

Father Jon Hansen, CSsR, pastor of Our Lady of Victory Parish in Inuvik, was appointed today by Pope Francis. 

No time for the Bible? Check out Minute in the Word videos

New Youtube series features our priests talking about today's Gospel reading.

Reconciliation is a journey, not a destination

“I don’t believe we should ever forget what has happened, but we need to go forward. The wind goes forward. It never goes backward. We need to move ahead and forge good relationships.”

Pope meets Myanmar generals after welcome by children

Greeted by two dozen children wearing traditional attire and by the nation's bishops, Pope Francis arrived in Myanmar Nov. 27 for a four-day visit.

International priests get coached in Canadian ways through Enculturation Program

Father Gauthier describes it as a learning process that works both ways. “The adaptation is not only in one direction. The adaptation is for the priest, but the community also has to adapt.”

Scientists echo Pope's global warning

More than 15,000 scientists world-wide, including more than 500 Canadians, have issued a “Warning to Humanity” that parallels concerns raised by Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudato Si’.

Beloved by Leduc students, Father 'Catfish' Mireau remembered with bench

“(Father) Mike was such a positive influence to myself and many other people. He was always available to talk and counsel during my adolescence and he helped me navigate my tough times.”

Bill 24: Parents, trustees, superintendents fear harm to parent-school relationships

Catholic critics say proposed law would diminish roles of local elected trustees and parents they represent.