February 19, 2021

The changing parish

In announcing another reorganization and consolidation of parishes, Quebec City Archbishop Cardinal Gérald Lacroix sought to focus the conversation on “our ability to fulfill our essential mission.”

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Edmonton – Parishioners in Rivière Qui Barre, a tiny hamlet northwest of Edmonton, are celebrating a major achievement after completing a $50,000 renovation to their church building over the past year. 

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EDMONTON – When a young Fr. Martin Carroll first came to Canada from England to help with a shortage of priests, he wasn’t expecting to stay for long. That was 42 years ago.

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It was an otherwise quiet Wednesday morning when a woman walked into the parish office of St. Joan of Arc in Toronto. 

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On a Sunday morning a steady stream of parishioners files through the glass doors of possibly the most bustling church in the Archdiocese of Toronto. Latecomers with toddlers in tow scan the crowded pews for a seat. As the procession ends, the priest reaches the presider’s chair and raises his right hand to his forehead.

OTTAWA – “Inspiration” is an word often heard around the New Evangelization Summit and it has plenty to draw on for this year’s edition May 12-13 in Ottawa.

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