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S+L BLOG: Alberta



Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about across the country: One Ukrainian seminarian travelled a long way to be ordained a deacon and continue his journey to priesthood. In Prince Albert, Saskatchewan two other men weathered life’s unexpected twists and turns before realizing their callings to the permanent diaconate. August is the ...read more
Last weekend, our Salt and Light team had the honour of being on hand for the sixth annual One Rock Youth Festival just outside of Calgary, Alberta. The Tsuu T’ina Rodeo Grounds provided a cozy home for the event, attended not just by young people, but young families and those of all ages from across ...read more
Here’s some of what’s been going on and what is being talked about across the country: In Alberta, a newly elected (and unprecedented) NDP government has school boards across the province – including Catholic school boards – anxiously awaiting the new government’s budget and asking what will happen to their funding. In Toronto, the archdiocese’s ...read more
Tonight on Perspectives: we speak with Senator Betty Unger, Alberta’s newest senator. Senator – elect Unger is former nurse from Edmonton and an active Catholic. She has served as chair of the pastoral council at her home parish, St. Joseph’s Basilica, and in various other roles at the parish. As well Unger has served on ...read more