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Downtown Eastside gains two dedicated workers

'It's not just a lineup handing you food,' says new volunteer at Catholic Charities drop-in centre By Agnieszka Krawczy

Rock the Mount festival offers a medieval theme

Keynote speaker was the 'Reasonable Catholic' blogger By Kiply Yaworski CARMEL, Sask. Prairie Messenger (CCN) Capt

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Cathedral-goers bring their church to public square

Holy Rosary parishioners host summer picnic across the street, invite neighbours and businesses By Bertilla Watanabe S

Lake pilgrimage leads attendees to nature

Couple allow use of their property every year to keep the annual pilgrimage going By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Cap

Local

Sacred Site hosts annual pilgrimage

Sunday, 28 August 2016
Faithful celebrate Marian feast; thank God for life, faith, and community By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic MISSION Caption: Pilgrims walk up the hill to Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto in a Eucharistic procession. Agnieszka...
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New chancellor reveals how far he went for priesthood

Saturday, 27 August 2016
Father Joseph Le worked in labour camps and tried to flee Vietnam 10 times to follow his dream By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Joseph Thoai Le, the new chancellor of the...
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New curriculum to reach B.C. classrooms this fall

Friday, 26 August 2016
Staff members at the Catholic superintendents' office are enthusiastic about 'radical' change By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sandra Marshall (left) and Rose Pillay. Lessons are going to be different when children go back...
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Op-Ed

Culture is Our Business offers resource on pop culture

- Saturday, 20 August 2016

Culture is Our Business offers resource on pop culture BY C.S. MORRISSEY Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) was a pioneer Canadian theorist and educator in the fields of communication and media studies. He taught at the University of Toronto from 1946 to 1979 and became popular for his aphorism, 'the medium is the message,' which summarized his view of the media’s potent influence on shaping culture and styles of thinking. His major writings include The Gutenberg Galaxy (1962), Understanding Media (1964), and The Medium Is the Massage (1967). (Source: WipfandStock.com) Marshall McLuhan said, “Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.” It was his provocative way of trying to redirect our attention towards what has the greatest hidden influence on our minds. We think we know how advertising works. We pride ourselves on our cynical self-awareness about the variety of...
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Dawn Eden shows God's love is essential for healing

- Monday, 18 July 2016

Dawn Eden shows God's love is essential for healing BY C.S. MORRISSEY Dawn Eden shows how the mercy of God brings healing and inner peace, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Image credit: Ron Sartini/Ave Maria Press) Dawn Eden shared a special spiritual resource with us in her previous book, My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints. Therapy definitely helps us to cope, but only the love of God can set us free from the pain of our past. And who...
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Canadian

Assumption pilgrimage showers Mary's blessings

Tuesday, 30 August 2016
Volunteers do their bit to make the whole thing a success By Glen Argan Western Catholic Reporter (CCN) Caption: Pilgrims place their candles signifying their prayer intentions at the top of the Skaro grotto....
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REAL Women of Canada launches religious freedom petition

Monday, 29 August 2016
Christians' religious freedom or conscience rights are being infringed upon increasingly often By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) REAL Women of Canada has launched a petition to protect the religious freedom of Christians in Canada. REAL...
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World Women's Christian Temperance Union meets in Ottawa

Sunday, 28 August 2016
Group played a big role in obtaining restrictions in most provinces other than Quebec By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Jean Freeman of the Canadian Women's Christian Temperance Union carries the Canadian flag into...
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Sports

Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...
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B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Travis Lulay leaps into end zone on Catholicism, Popes, and how to be a role model (Caption: B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay tries to avoid Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Weldon Brown (#35) during...
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B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
Players, coaches tackle questions on prayer, competing for a higher cause By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic The final score is the only statistic that matters to most CFL fans. Did the Lions win?...
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Special

Joint Declaration between Pope Francis & Russian Patriarch

- Friday, 19 February 2016

Joint Declaration of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God the Father and the fellowship of the holy Spirit be with all of you” (2 Cor 13:13). 1. By God the Father’s will, from which all gifts come, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with...
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