December 2022

A century of church life

Donnelly’s Catholic community hold centennial celebration for their church

A look back at Catholic cooperativism

Evens Lavoie is a living link to St. Isidore’s unique history of cooperative farming

The pastoral call to serve

Rudy Jerome Mallannao reflects on workshops offering insights and inspirations for pastoral councils in the archdiocese

November 2022

Just like a home monastery

Goodfare couple have preserved former church as home chapel for past 20 years

‘Ryan, you’re going to be a priest’

Through many paths of discernment, Ryan Beaupre continues following the call to priesthood

October 2022

Walking together towards reconciliation

Angie Crerar and Archbishop Pettipas reflect on the meaning of reconciliation at church event

No longer a doubting Thomas

As he enters his sixth year of formation, Thomas Wollis reflects on his vocational journey

The Church & the Law: Godparents

Fr. Michael Uso-Ereyi discusses whether one can omit godparents or sponsors at baptism

September 2022

Bringing back the momentum

After two summers without camp, Camp St. Martin returns with one of its best years yet

Pope Francis and the God of closeness

Northern Light editor reflects on his experience during the Pope’s papal visit

A summer at St. Joe’s

Noel Oco reflects on his two months in Grande Prairie

July-August 2022

‘I will still have the memories’

Fr. Ephrem leaving the archdiocese after 10 years as pastor

‘This is how it was’

Senior who altar served at cathedral’s consecration Mass reflects on its more than 70 year history

Persevering for sainthood

Grouard pastor hopes canonization of his order’s founder will encourage more vocations

June 2022

‘Be a happy saint’

Girouxville-born nun reflects on her life as a missionary

A journey in pastoral care

Archbishop completes his first canonical visitation in over two years

Gerald’s Road to Damscus, Part II

Part Two of Dcn. Gerald Logan’s journey to the Permanent Diaconate

May 2022

Fostering a listening heart

Listening gatherings for the upcoming Synod on Synodality already bearing many fruits locally

Gerald’s Road to Damascus, Part I

Dcn. Gerald Logan reflects on his journey to the Permanent Diaconate

A renewal of sisterhood

CWL members come together for first in-person event since the pandemic began

April 2022

A deeper devotion

Pilgrimage and commemorative year help bring faithful closer to St. Joseph

Facilitating an encounter with Christ

Peace Retreats continue a growing legacy of spiritual direction in the Peace Country

Raising up the community

NET team find a welcoming reception to the faith

March 2022

The beauty of consecrated life

School Sisters of Notre Dame reflect on their lives of sisterhood

Wrapped in grace

Louise Lee hosts a day of reflection in Peace River for women grieving the loss of their husbands

‘I don’t want anybody missing out on what we missed out on’

Recent reverts help keep music ministry alive at their local church

January-February 2022

Faith amid the flames

After their church was lost to a fire, Fox Lake’s Catholic community hope to see a new church built this year

New shoes for a new hope

Ontario pastor hopes donation to our archdiocese will be a step forward in reconciliation

Helping those in need

Sexsmith bread ministry an important charitable work for parish and community

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