One of the few things going up that is actually good news

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Over the past six months, costs have been rising.  This includes everything from groceries to interest rates to vehicles. Catholic Missions In Canada would like to let you know that Charitable Gift Annuity interest returns (in most examples) have also gone up. It is one of the few things going up that is actual good news. Please […]

Coming to America

The School Sisters of Notre Dame’s mission is to enable persons to reach their full potential as individuals created in God’s image and to assist them to direct their gifts toward building the earth. They educate with the conviction that the world can be changed through the transformation of persons.  Fr. David Reilander, President of […]

Daily Bread – Reflections on Twenty Years as a Missionary

My days are full, Lord, sharing Daily Bread. So, what ‘bread’ do you ask me to share, Lord, here on the shores of the Arctic Ocean? The church likes to call Daily Bread the Works of Mercy: Feed, Visit, Welcome the Stranger, Bury the Dead. Or Daily Bread, might be the more spiritual gifts of giving instruction, guidance, […]

Guides for the Community: The Four Prophets

The birthplace of ice hockey is said to be near a settlement on the western shore of Great Bear Lake, accessible only by winter road. The game helped 50 men survive a brutal winter at this outpost of Sir John Franklin’s Arctic Expedition.  In biblical terms, could it be claimed that whoever dropped the puck – […]

Restarting CMIC’s Awareness Campaign

CMIC’s Awareness Campaign is one of three major campaigns in our strategic plan, along with Fundraising and Education. Awareness is exactly that – letting people know we exist, who we are and what we do. The pandemic interrupted this for the last two years. A tremendous amount of momentum had been built prior to the […]

Living in a Digital World

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The mass of digital technology has been recognized as a dehumanizing factor in modern society. Being on the verge of artificial intelligence, we stand on the edge of a wedge whose downslope is the loss of the most humanizing element – the soul. Our soul is what makes us God-like since we are “made in the […]