LEBRET, Sask. - The glory days of the big stone church at Lebret were decades ago when it was the focal point of a thriving Roman Catholic mission in the heart of the Qu’Appelle Valley northeast of Regina. But Sacred Heart Church is back in the spotlight this year as the oldest Catholic parish in southern Saskatchewan celebrates its 150th anniversary.

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SASKATOON - Saskatoon Bishop Donald Bolen is accepting the recommendation of a 12-member committee to move ahead with a permanent diaconate program for the Prairie diocese. 

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The other day, I finished a terrific page-turner and then picked up the newspaper to read about the latest attacks on the Christian faith, this time in Saskatchewan. They were two seemingly unrelated things that really got me thinking, searching deep down.

The book is best-seller Unbroken written by Laura Hillenbrand about a courageous American airman during the Second World War. If you’ve not read it, pick it up because it’s difficult to put down. But let’s talk about Saskatchewan first.

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