Category: Missions In Focus

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Family Catechesis in Newfoundland and Labrador

Corner Brook and Labrador diocese to bring awareness, education to parishes  By Catherine (Kay) Jordan The Diocese of Corner Brook and Labrador in Newfoundland and Labrador continues to promote Family Catechesis and bring awareness and education to parishes. We will continue to meet with all those involved in any form of catechesis, religious education and...

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The ‘Handmaids’ In Manitoba

 From convent, Sisters serve in distant Northern missions The religious institution known as the Holy Handmaids of the Christ Child is not well known in Canada, but these sisters have a centre in Manitoba, in the Archdiocese of Saint Boniface, working from the Winnipeg area. From their convent, there are several sisters who are out...

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Our Lady of the Snows mission in Fort St. James, British Columbia

The community of Fort St. James was founded by Simon Fraser in 1806 and is one of British Columbia’s earliest communities. Located 160 km northwest of Prince George, it was first established on the site traditionally used by First Nations people as a gathering place. Source:   http://www.gcatholic.org/churches/canada-west/12491.htm Today, the town has a population of about...