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You would think people might notice the poor.

Sr. Kenny: The good doctor

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When Archbishop Anthony Mancini of Halifax-Yarmouth visits his old friend Sr. Nuala Kenny, he likes to find a chair and get comfortable.

A Multi-celebration of diversity and faith

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Canada is one of the most diverse countries in the world, representing the love of the Living God in distinct and beautiful cultures.

Investing in hospital ministry a wise – and healthy – choice

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Hospital ministry is an extension of Jesus’ compassionate presence in our lives today.

War: A hands-on history lesson

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As Canada commemorates Remembrance Day, a group of university students plan to conduct their own research of the World Wars.

Synod shows signs of growth for ‘a different Church’

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From coverage that’s been splashed across both Catholic and secular media, you might suppose the Synod on the Amazon was all about long-standing bones of contention between liberal and conservative Catholics – married priests, authoritative roles for women, liturgies that don’t look like a pontifical high Mass. But it wasn’t really about any of that. It was actually about the Amazon.

Pre-planning brings some peace of mind

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Planning for a funeral — let alone your own — can be a stressful task.

Executor carries a heavy load

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An executor is a person named in a Will to deal with the deceased’s estate after they die. 

Funeral Mass offers a fitting farewell

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Recently a priest friend of mine who is serving in another diocese shared with me a story about the death of one of his parishioners. 

Legacy Society says ‘thanks’ to donors

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Retirement brought an end to what Catherine von Zuben called “35 wonderful years in education” where she felt she made a difference in the lives of children under her care.

The reality of death, taxes … and probate

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Your death may be end of life, but it’s not the end of the bills. Aside from burial costs and cleaning up the monthly household bills, the executor of the estate will usually be faced with probate fees.