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‘This is how it was’

Senior who altar served at cathedral’s consecration Mass reflects on its more than 70 year history Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light On the drive into town from Highway 2, the St. John […]

Read More September 8, 2022

Persevering for sainthood

Grouard pastor hopes canonization of his order’s founder will encourage more vocations Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light When Father Bernard Akum entered the Society of Divine Vocations in 2007, he and his […]

Read More August 31, 2022

‘I will still have the memories’

Fr. Ephrem leaving the archdiocese after 10 years as pastor Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light When asked his fondest memories over his ten years as pastor in the Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan, Fr. […]

Read More August 29, 2022

‘Be a happy saint’

Girouxville-born nun reflects on her life as a missionary in Egypt Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light At 93 years old, Sister of Providence Dolores Blanchette is still active and at work each […]

Read More August 25, 2022

A journey in pastoral care

Archbishop completes his first canonical visitation in over two years Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light As he wraps up his three-week canonical visitation in Deanery 2, Archbishop Gerard Pettipas has much to […]

Read More July 15, 2022

A renewal of sisterhood

CWL members come together for first in-person event since the pandemic began Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light For the first time in three years, the Catholic Women League’s councils from across the […]

Read More July 15, 2022

Fostering a listening heart

Listening gatherings for the upcoming Synod on Synodality already bearing many fruits locally Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light The listening gatherings Sister Rose Kong helped organize these past three months have generated […]

Read More July 15, 2022

Gerald’s Road to Damascus – Part One

Part One: The Only Seven Mile Endless Road Dcn. Gerald LoganNorthern Light In the first part of this two-part series, Dcn. Gerald Logan reflects on his journey to the Permanent Diaconate. Today, […]

Read More July 15, 2022

Facilitating an encounter with Christ

Peace Retreats continue a growing legacy of spiritual direction in the Peace Country Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light For more than 16 years, Peace Retreats has provided a space for encountering God. […]

Read More July 15, 2022

Raising up the community

NET team find a welcoming reception to the faith Kyle GreenhamNorthern Light The Catholic faith has been a solid source of strength for 19-year-old Christina Dunn. She says it’s what […]

Read More July 15, 2022