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A group home in Wetaskiwin that cares for women with cognitive disabilities was recently renamed St. Faith House during a blessing ceremony on Wednesday, September 7.
From August 22 to 24, the Immigration and Settlement Service hosted its 4th annual Learn To Camp in Jasper National Park with 50 government-assisted refugees who have arrived in Canada within the last six months.
As supporters of Catholic Social Services, we encourage you to invite any families and individuals you know who are in need to join us for our Uplift Day of Mercy this fall. Have them come down to St. Alphonsus Parish and Eastwood Community League on October 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for an afternoon of free services, games, activities, and live entertainment.
"I’ve always appreciated the words of Holy Father Pope Francis when he refers to the Church as a 'hospital on the battlefield' offering urgent care to those who are wounded -- materially and spiritually."
Edmonton-area blogger Mark Pickup, who runs the website humanlifematters.org, was the guest speaker at our third Sophia Talks event, which was held for our staff at our Edmonton administration office earlier this month.