Category: Winter 2018

The End of an Era
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The End of an Era

By Denise Titian After decades of serving the spiritual needs of people of the Catholic faith in Ahousaht, on Feb. 7, 2018, St. Lawrence Catholic Church was bulldozed to the ground. The iconic little white church, built in the summer of 1956, had fallen into a state of disrepair and was condemned. At one point...

Where Have All the Oblates Gone in Fond Du Lac?
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Where Have All the Oblates Gone in Fond Du Lac?

Story and Photos by Father David Reilander The Laurentian Plateau, better known as the Canadian Shield, is composed of igneous and metamorphic rock around Hudson Bay that rose from great depths in the Precambrian and formed the core of North America after splitting off from ancient Arctica. The current surface is the root of eroded...

The Church Burned Down
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The Church Burned Down

By Mickey Conlon It was a Sunday in late July, not unlike most Sundays for Denise Grimard, save for the fact she was about eight months pregnant. She was attending Mass at St. Theresa’s Mission Church in Telegraph Creek, B.C., the mission church her husband, Joshua, had just put a roof on. Her youngest of...