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Blessing Service for New Spiritual Directors

Last updated on October 1, 2015
THE VERY REVEREND JAMES OWOLAGBA OFFCIATES ON BEHALF OF ARCHBISHOP DANIEL BOHAN AT THE COMMITMENT AND BLESSING SERVICE FOR THIRTEEN NEW SPIRITUAL DIRECTORS. These directors now join the team of our Archdiocesan spiritual directors.  This liturgical ceremony took place on Saturday June 13/15 at St. Michael's Retreat House Chapel, the culmination of a two year formation and training program.  From left to right are: Back row – Fr. James Owolagba, Annette Cossette, Jennifer Holtslander, Cheryl Johnston, Ingrid Prost.  Centre row – Pat Laturnas, Shannon Cisyk, Bro. Gerry Clyne, Barb Wright, Bev Makar.  Front row – Judith Zolc, Brenda Brown, Susan Askin, Sheila Wood. Read More


Last updated on September 30, 2015
In the last few weeks, I’ve heard a priest and a retired bishop speak about the supremacy of conscience and I have to admit to some confusion, perhaps our theologian Brett Salkeld can help us out here. I spoke with Brett and he will do a blog on the issue sometime in the next couple of weeks. In the meantime here’s why I am confused. Church teaching, which follows Christ’s teaching, appears to leave little room for interpretation on certain important matters.  Yet both Father Mark Miller who spoke at the opening mass of the Regina Catholic School Board and Victoria Bishop Emeritus Remi de Roo who spoke at St. Martin’s Parish about Vatican II, appear to say that your conscience is your guide.  Read More

Come and See Weekend in November

Last updated on September 30, 2015
Twice a year, the Archdiocese of Edmonton offers a weekend live-in experience for men who are discerning a call to the priesthood. We call them “Come and See Weekends” and they are held at St. Joseph’s Seminary. If you’ve been talking & talking about the priesthood, now’s the time for action: come & see for yourself, ask your questions, express your concerns, meet other seminarians and pray for God’s will. There is no cost to you, no obligations. Read More

Celebrate the Life of Sr. Patricia Baron RNDM

Last updated on September 28, 2015
Sister Patricia Baron (Sister Mary St. Simon) passed away suddenly in Regina on September 22, 2015. She was 71 years old and had been a member of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions for 49 years. Sister Patricia was predeceased by her parents Charles Stanley Baron and Anne Simbalist Baron. She will be greatly missed by her twin sisters Jeanette (Ronald) Ediger of Brandon, MB and Jo-Anne (Dave) Westman of St. Andrews, MB; her nieces, and extended family as well as by her religious family, the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions. Sister Patricia exercised her skill as a primary teacher in Brandon, MB, Saskatoon, SK and Moose Jaw, SK. Her natural gift for music gave a special flavor to her teaching and the students under her care participated in choirs, and school concerts. Read More

St. Blaise Lake Alma Becomes Totally Catholic

Last updated on September 23, 2015
Local Lutherans and Roman Catholics since 1992 shared the little white church here but on August 23 the church building was blessed as St. Blaise and became a totally Catholic Church. What was left of the Evangelical Lutheran community sold the building for the nominal sum of $1, according to Bernice Bloor, Chair of St. Blaise Pastoral Council. Title was transferred to the Archdiocese of Regina.   Read More

8th World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia

Last updated on September 23, 2015
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is the host of the 8th World Meeting of Families, September 22 to 27, 2015. Pope Francis will participate in the closing celebrations during his Apostolic Journey to Cuba and the United States (Washington, New York and Philadelphia). Read More
The ninth annual Campion College Alumni of Distinction Awards will be presented to Joan Halmo, PhD (BA ‘77) and Dr. Robert Labbie (BSc ‘87) at a special dinner on Thursday 5 November 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Regency Ballroom at the Hotel Saskatchewan. Tickets are $75 and available online at www.campioncollege.ca/alumni or by calling 306-586-4242.   The Alumni of Distinction Awards are presented to Campion alumni and former students who have distinguished themselves in their profession and their community, and have demonstrated the Jesuit values and mission of the College in their professional and personal actions.   Read More

Praise In The Park

Last updated on September 17, 2015
It couldn’t have been a better day for Praise in the Park II which took place in Victoria Park, Saturday September 12. Bright sun, little wind and a temperature that spent most of the day in the high 20s reaching plus 31 at one point attracted about 2,000 people over the course of the day and evening to listen to eight highly energized praise bands from various Regina Christian churches.  Read More

Bishop’s Levy at Holy Rosary Cathedral

Last updated on September 16, 2015
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