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Fr. Gaspar Lucas Celebrates 25th

Last updated on Tue, 2017-02-14 11:23
On Sunday, January 8th, the parishioners of St. Jerome Church, Regina Beach and St. Peter’s Church of Lumsden, hosted a celebration for Father Lucas Gaspar’s 25th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood. Mass was celebrated at St. Peter’s Church, Lumsden, and at St. Jerome Church, Regina Beach with His Grace, Archbishop Donald Bolen and Vicar General, Very Reverend Father Lorne Crozon and Father Gaspar Lucas officiating. The childrens’ choir of St. Jerome welcomed His Grace, Archbishop Donald Bolen, Very Rev. Father Crozon and Father Gaspar with the entrance song “Every Move I... more
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Christ the King Ladies' Breakfast

Last updated on Fri, 2017-02-03 14:08
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Archbishop Donald Bolen used his personal motto - Mercy within Mercy within Mercy - to begin his talk to the Christ the King Ladies Prayer Breakfast held January 28 in the Church Hall. Bishop Don explained how he came to using this motto: “I was reading Thomas Merton’s book The Sign of Jonas and this phrase comes near the end of the book,” and he felt it appropriate in expressing his beliefs.With that explanation, the archbishop led into his talk about how God’s love and mercy is at the core of our Catholic faith.  He explained that the word that is often referred to in liturgies is the... more
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Holomodor Bus Visits Regina High Schools

Last updated on Tue, 2016-10-04 10:43
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REGINA……Holomodor, death by starvation, was inflicted on the Ukrainian people about the same time the Great Depression and the dirty thirties hit the rest of the world, but few people knew about it. That level of ignorance of a genocidal action that killed an estimated 10,000,000 people in Ukraine was still evident as late as the 1970s. The Holomodor Bus tour aims to educate not only students but the general population as well. “It was hidden and denied,” said Roma Dzerowicz, Executive director of the Bus Tour. “Not much was known about it outside the Soviet Union and not much information was... more
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REGINA…..He stood at the door and greeted everyone personally who came to help him celebrate 80 years of life, 54 of those years as a priest with the Society of Christ Fathers.Reverend Marian Ogorek, was born in Wielkie, Lublin, Poland, August 22, 1936. “Yes, I remember the war,” Ogorek said in an interview with the PM. His brother was born in the summer of 1939 and the war started September1. No immediate family members were lost during the war but several cousins perished shortly after the war began. After the war, the country was taken over by the communists.Ogorek entered the seminary of... more
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A rainy morning under a couple of tents surrounded by yellow school buses next to ÈCole St. Mary School was the scene as the Regina Catholic School Division (RCSD) introduced the new Blue Bird propane fuelled school buses. “Eighty per cent fewer emissions, warmer cabins, better starting profile for the winter, they’re equipped with all the technology; engine diagnostics, GPS controls and satellite mapping and routing, full camera system so that we can ensure 100% reliable safe and timely transportation,” said David White one of the principals with LP3 Transportation Solutions with which the... more
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Farewell Fr. Canisius, Seiferling, O.F.M.

Last updated on Fri, 2016-08-12 10:43
August 30, 1916 - August 10, 2016: Father Canisius Seiferling of Cochrane, AB, passed away on August 10, 2016 at the age of 99 years. Father Canisius Seiferling, a Catholic priest in the Religious Order of Franciscans of Western Canada, was born in Sedley, Saskatchewan. At the age of 17 he went to Edmonton, Alberta, to finish his schooling at St. Anthony's College. When he finished high school, he entered the Franciscan Order, and spent the next 8 years of religious formation in Quebec, after which he was ordained a priest, in Montreal, in 1943, at the age of 27. Fr. Canisius's first,... more
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White Pony Lodge Road Patrol - North Central Regina

Last updated on Tue, 2016-07-05 14:09
A group of women from Regina’s North Central neighborhood is trying to do something to reduce violence in the area. They carry out patrols every Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m, not to get involved in any perceived violence but to encourage their neighbours to be more vigilant and to show they care.“This came out of an initiative called North Central End the Violence,” said Shawna Oochoo, one of the organizers. The community began talking about what can be done to reduce violence following the February murder of a 26-year-old man in their community. Three teen-age boys along with a... more
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Regina Catholic Schools Employment Opportunities

Last updated on Tue, 2016-07-05 12:54
The Regina Catholic School Division is seeking applications for the following positions: Nutrition Worker (40%); Nutrition Worker (60%); Casual Education Support Professionals. For more information please contact Sandra Baragar at 306-791-7209 or Heidi Hildebrand at 306-791-7208.
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Fr. Steve's Surprise Party

Last updated on Tue, 2016-06-28 16:21
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”I can’t believe you pulled this off without me knowing about it,” said a surprised Reverend Stephen Bill when he discovered Resurrection Parish plans to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his ordination. It was celebrated at the church’s regularly scheduled April 24 11: a.m. Sunday Mass followed by a lunch and playful roasting in the hall. He actually discovered the surprise at an April 22 family gathering.Bill sat in the front row listening to the Homily by Deacon Joe Lang who frequently referenced Father Steve as he is known. Bill received a special blessing after the Homily from Lang and... more
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Celebration of 13 Tuesday Devotions at St. Anthony's

Last updated on Tue, 2016-06-21 13:02
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Forever thankful to all those who participated in this year’s 13 Tuesdays Devotion which was conducted at St. Anthony’s Church in Regina from March 15 until June 7, 2016 under the Theme: “There is nothing sweeter in this world than Jesus’ love, mercy and grace”.A special word of gratitude goes out to our greeters and commentators; our organist and choir members, lectors and ushers.Very grateful thanks to all those who came and helped last weekend, which made it a beautiful three-day celebration of our Patron Saint, from June 11-13, 2016.A special celebration was... more
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