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Fr. Rob Galea explores the need for Christian Catholics to go to Church. Why go to Church? The Church is the Body of Christ (1 Cor 12:12) We are a part of that Body, with Christ as head. We need to remain connected to the body to say alive. The imperfect Church provides us with: ...read more
Here’s what has been happening across our country this week: In Alberta, the fires in Fort McMurray have wiped out homes and business and caused residents to evacuate en masse. The fires have also impacted churches and parishes in the region. At least one Catholic church is believed to been lost to the fires and ...read more
The first episode of "Door of Mercy" brings you to New York City. The Archdiocese of New York has designated 5 churches with Doors of Mercy. ...read more
Here is some of what we’ve been reading this week across the country: In Ontario, Catholic Crosscultural Services is helping government-assisted refugees settle into their home In Saskatoon, an elementary school has stepped up to sponsor a refugee family from Burundi. From Edmonton, we get this look at what Lent is and is not.   ...read more
On April 17, 2016, the fourth Sunday of Easter, the Church will celebrate the 53rd World Day of Prayer for Vocations. This year’s theme is: “The Church, Mother of Vocations.” Below you will find the full text of the Holy Father’s message: The Church, Mother of Vocations Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is my great ...read more
Another week has come to an end. Here is a look at what we’ve been reading about across the country: The diocese of Whitehorse has a new bishop: Fr. Hector Vila, a Neocatecumenal priest from Toronto. In Edmonton, Christians and Muslims are working together to show the wider community it is more than possible to ...read more