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EDMONTON -- It has been 20 years since the seeds of sisterhood were first planted in Emily Schietzsch.

Counsellor turns the hurt to a help

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When Heidi Lee speaks, the young women at Sancta Maria House listen.

 

Long road to priesthood for family man

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MONTREAL -- When newly ordained Fr. Robert Assaly refers to seeking help from “Mother,” the term is just as likely to refer to his wife Nancy as it is to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Cantor sets right tone for music ministry

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Kathy Irvin admits she takes her role in music ministry seriously.

Written in the stars: From astrophysics to religious life

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Sr. Mary Margaret Hope of the Morning Star spent years studying the heavens, but what she learned has taken her down a very different path in life than the one she was on.

Kids always come first on trainer’s priority list

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“I’m like a crazy woman,” laughs Teresa Susi. “I go like a yo-yo.” But there’s a method to her madness, she goes on to say. And because of that, it’s the young people in the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board who benefit.

Discovering the path of your life

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VATICAN CITY - Within the universal Christian vocation of serving God and serving others, God handcrafts a specific calling for each person, a vocation that fits his or her personality and abilities, Pope Francis said.

Ministering to the ministers

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The vocation of serving vocations is little understood and rarely appreciated, but it’s something that appealed to Fr. Stephan Kappler like nothing else.

New Basilian superior general faces tough challenges

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As lofty and august as the title superior general may sound, Basilian Fr. Kevin Storey has no illusions about his next four years leading 154 men who teach and preach in Basilian parishes, universities and high schools from Colombia to Canada. 

Jesuit’s passion is written in the stars

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For most scientists, the next move after completing a PhD at Princeton University is to join an important research project at a big, prestigious university or institute. Adam Hincks took his advanced degree and experience in scientific cosmology and joined a group that has been investigating the universe for 500 years — the Jesuits.

Chalice sponsorship program bring new joy to the Church in developing countries

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On the day of a priest’s ordination, he receives from his bishop the most important tool of his ministry: the chalice.