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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.
Donations are being accepted for the upcoming 25th annual ATCO/Edmonton Sun Christmas Auction. Proceeds from the auction benefit four local charities: Catholic Social Services’ Sign of Hope, Christmas Bureau of Edmonton, Adopt-A-Teen, and the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation. The auction is set to take place this fall.
The Veronica Villa staff celebrated a renaming ceremony of their residence on Tuesday, July 26. The home was renamed after St. Veronica, patron of photographers and laundry workers.
"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.