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Christ films are a staple in many households during Easter weekend.

Canadian choirs make history in the Holy Land

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When Vincent Cheng closed his eyes as he sang, the walls of the Church of All Nations faded away and he imagined Jesus on His knees praying fervently before the Father hours before His Passion.

Devotional arises from total team effort

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Megan Turland must have read the story of the resurrected little girl in Mark 5 more than a hundred times.

'Their Calvary was lengthy': Pope's Stations recall those exploited

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ROME - Recalling Jesus' death on the cross, Pope Francis led thousands on Good Friday in reflecting on the crosses of loneliness, fear and betrayal that crucify countless men, women and children in the world.

Out of the darkness comes a great light

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The following is an edited version of the Easter message from Bishop Lionel Gendron, president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops:

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.

The people puzzle

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During the year of Canada’s confederation 152 years ago, the seeds of a mystery were planted in the Diocese of Hamilton. Now archivists are trying to solve the puzzle — and they need your help. The story begins with Bishop Peter Crinnon, who served from 1874 to 1882 as the second bishop of Hamilton. A few years ago, a photo album he once owned was found among the remnants of an abandoned library housed in the basement of the Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King.

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.

Hamilton putting heart and soul into major campaign

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HAMILTON, ONT. – For St. Catherine of Siena Parish, the Hamilton diocese’s One Heart, One Soul fund-raising campaign could not have arrived at a better time.

The case for Sr. Carmelina's sainthood

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Twenty-seven years after her death, Sr. Carmelina Tarantino is about to move one step closer to sainthood.