Category: Spring 2016

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Made it to the shortest day of the year

Although we’ve survived the darkness, I’m sure it will be thrilling to have the sun back. Originally from Fraser Lake, British Columbia, the Steiner family are on mission in the Mackenzie-Fort Smith diocese. Below, Theresa Steiner narrates their family’s first few months in Tsiigehtchic, Inuvik, Northwest Territories.  By Therese Steiner Well, we have made it...

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Greetings from the Land of the Midnight Sun

As one flies into the community, your senses are overwhelmed as the sun sparkles off the thousands of tiny lakes glistening like diamonds, highlighting a mossy green-and-crimson canvas. BY FATHER JON HANSEN, C.SS.R. Greetings to you from Inuvik, Northwest Territories, home of the newest mission of the Redemptorists in Canada and the most northerly mission...