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Eric Gurash, Coordinator for Lay Formation and Evangelization with the Archdiocese of Regina has many presentations and workshops he is able to facilitate at the parish level.  Please see the attached document and feel free to contact Eric at 306.352.1651 ext. 211 or egurash@archregina.sk.ca to book your presentation or for more information. To download attached document click here Read More

Theodore School Court Case

Last updated on December 8, 2015
Theodore Public School closed its doors in 2003. Too small to keep open said the local board. Students were to be bussed to another town. The locals decided they wanted to have a school in town so they applied to the provincial government to establish a Catholic School and the government said OK. St. Theodore was born. Well, that didn’t sit well with the folks who closed the public school so a lawsuit was launched that claimed, first, Catholic schools should not be allowed to accept non-Catholic students and, second the government shouldn’t pay for those students. You’ll get more detail in a story elsewhere on this site. This is more about what happens if the case is successful. Read More

Mother Teresa Middle School Jesuit endorsement

Last updated on December 8, 2015
Mother Teresa Middle School (MTMS) now has the official endorsement of the Jesuits of the English Province of Canada. While MTMS is based on Nativity Miguel Middle schools founded in the United States by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) MTMS here was not sponsored by Canadian Jesuits. Its administration and faculty are lay people although Jesuits in training do volunteer at the school. “It links us officially to the network (Jesuit schools) in Canada, it also links us to the schools in the U.S,” said MTMS Director of Education Curtis Kleisinger in an interview. The endorsement agreement was signed by Provincial for English Canada Reverend Peter Bisson S.J. and MTMS Board Chair Paul Hill at a special event held November 30 at the school. Read More
Paula Scott, Lloydminster Catholic School Board and Vicky Bonnell, Regina Catholic School Board, were elected President and Vice President respectively at the 64th Annual, General Meeting of the Saskatchewan Catholic School Boards Association held October 24-26 in Swift Current. Scott moves up from Vice President and Bonnell moves up from the board. Both positions are for a two year term. Dr. Sister Teresita Kambeitz OSU received the Julian PaslawskiMeritorious Award and Del Wagner received the Appreciation Award (see separate story); Past President Tom Fortosky was awarded a lifetime membership and retiring president George Bolduc was given the traditional gavel. Read More

Vanier Collegiate 50th Anniversary

Last updated on November 24, 2015
Vanier Collegiate 50th Anniversary In celebration of Vanier Collegiate’s 50th Anniversary (1966 -2016) there will be an ALL YEARS REUNION on July 29, 30, 31, 2016. Alumni of Sion Academy & St. Louis College are invited to join the festivities.  For further details and to register visit www.vanier.htcsd.ca/50th/  or phone the Vanier Office-306-693-6744.  Please “spread the word” among your family and friends. Read More
July 29, 2016
Monday, November 16 2015 The Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton and President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB), has sent a letter conveying condolences and prayers to His Eminence André Cardinal Vingt-Trois, Archbishop of Paris, following the tragic attacks that occurred in Paris, November 13, 2015. In his letter, Bishop Crosby writes that, in union with Pope Francis, Cardinal Vingt-Trois and the other Bishops of France, "we join our voices with those of other religious leaders who remind the world that peace, respect for the human person, and integral human development remain essential criteria for all religions and their faithful." Read More

Theology of the Body Conference

Last updated on November 18, 2015
"Theology of the Body" Conference is coming this spring to Holy Trinity Parish, Regina.  It will be  a remarkable opportunity with Christopher West as he opens up for us this profound teaching of Pope St. John Paul II through the "COR Seminar".  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016, from 7-9 pm and SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016, from 9 am to 4 pm. For more information or to get your tickets, call: 306-543-3838 or visit: https://corseminarregina2015.eventbrite.co  To download poster click here Read More
April 29, 2016

Federal Cabinet Swearing In

Last updated on November 13, 2015
The swearing in of the new federal cabinet had more evidence that Canada is, more and more, turning into a secular society. I didn’t watch the entire ceremony and I did notice of the group who took the oath/promise of office most did say So Help Me God at the end of the oath but a significant number made no such declaration. Instead they used words, swear and promise. I understand those are acceptable in today’s society but to me and I’m sure many others, those words do not convey the same obligation as So Help Me God and it’s further evidence that our country is in transition to dismiss a reliance on God or for that matter on a single deity, well, except perhaps for Allah. Read More

Campion Alumni Distinction Awards

Last updated on November 12, 2015
A teacher of liturgical music in Saskatoon and a Weyburn optometrist are this year’s recipients of Campion College’s Alumni of Distinction Awards. Dr. Joan Halmo has a list of music degrees to her credit obtained at Trinity College of Music in London, England, Campion College University of Regina, St. John’s University, Collegeville Minnesota and The Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. She is an instructor at the University of Saskatchewan, has taught courses at St. Paul’s University, Ottawa and Neuman Theological College, Edmonton. In addition she has authored several books and articles on music history and liturgical music. Read More

Lest We Forget!

Last updated on November 10, 2015
On November 11th, pray for the sacrifices made by our soldiers past and present.  To view photos of  Saskatchewan Cenotaphs, click here: https://www.cdli.ca/monuments/sk.htm  Read More
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