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When the cross is more than
just a symbol

For Flory D’Souza the Outdoor Way of the Cross is a family affair.  Her father Antonio Carvalho carried the cross in the procession a few months before he died. At 91, with a cane in one hand, the cross on his opposing shoulder, he carried the cross right to the very end of his life.

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Paschal Mystery - Our faith in new beginnings

Bishop McGrattan teaches on fostering within us the hope of new beginnings despite the endings that occur in our lives. Why is the Paschal Mystery an integral part of our spiritual life? How do we experience it in our life? Read more.

I'll be out in the garden, walking with God

Edie and his gardening team at St. Albert the Great Community Garden work hard to care for the environment and serve the marginalized. "It’s so peaceful. I plant, and I pray. My time in the garden is time with God.”  Read more.

The aftermath of World War II was my beginning

Sr. Carmelita Cusay: “I remember being four or five-years-old, walking through the ravages of WWII feeling determined to make something good out of the chaos, destruction, death and suffering brought on by what I think of now as a senseless war. Read more.

Letting Go and Letting God

Robert Rowland: "I was a public school teacher when I lost my job; then, a friend told me about a vacancy at the Catholic School. I thought for sure I wouldn’t get the job because I was not Catholic." Read more.

God Called

Bill Yin: “I was raised in the People's Republic of China. I had no religion because it is a communist country. Then, God found me. He called me." Read more

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The Outdoor Way of the Cross

Apr. 19
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Divine Mercy for Christian Unity

Apr. 24
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Palliative Care Education

Apr. 26
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Pastoral Care Course

May 1
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Evangelization on two wheels

Catholic men at a recent conference crowded around the custom-built John Paul II Tribute Bike. Paying homage to Pope John Paul II. the special motorcycle was created by world-famous Orange County Choppers.  Read more.

Living out our call to authentic masculinity

Every man is called to go beyond themselves, to go into waters deeper than they’ve been before. Jeff Cavins shared with Catholic Calgary men that Jesus says to them to be not afraid. Read more.

Spark joy this Easter

Speaking at the God Squad men’s conference, Bishop McCaig
of Ottawa says it’s ironic that despite the Good News, many people still don’t have a joyful disposition. Read more.

Working in the Diocese of Calgary

There are various employment opportunities within the Diocese of Calgary. Find a role that meets your skillset and interests. For a full listing, visit

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Georgia house passes fetal heartbeat bill; legal challenges to follow

Georgia is the latest states that aim to protect unborn life once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Most abortion bans are no strangers to legal challenges, but this time the controversy heated up in Hollywood as well as Georgia.

Pope Francis to Young People: God loves you, the Church needs You

Pope Francis’ post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation is presented at a Press Conference in the Vatican. The result of last October’s Synod on Young People, the message of the document is summed up in its title: “Christ is alive”.

Marriage ranks high on family satisfaction scale

Canadian married couples with children are a pretty happy lot — at least more happy than their unmarried counterparts, according to an American cross-cultural study of 11 countries, measuring level of family life satisfaction.

Some summer jobs applicants get additional scrutiny

Additional government scrutiny of some 2019 Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) grants applications has raised questions about whether Christian groups are being targeted for ideological reasons.

Downloadable Liturgical Calendar

Bookmark this link, and download the monthly liturgical calendar, which features all feasts in our liturgical year. 

Parish Schedule for Triduum & Easter

From Holy Thursday evening to Easter Sunday night, the Church celebrates the Paschal mystery of Jesus Christ. Check parish schedule for Triduum and Easter celebrations here. 

Theology of the Body videos

If you missed the Theology of the Body Conference in Calgary last month, watch these livestream videos and find answers to questions about our human destiny.  

Simple ways to find humility

Prepare your heart for Easter with a joyful dose of humility. It's the fastest way to learn how to love. It’s a key to finding joy in this life. Here's how. 

Here is the trailer of the highly anticipated documentary The Francis Impact. Watch the film screening with St. Mary's University, CWL Calgary and film director Sebastian Gomez on Thursday, April 11 at St. Mary's University. 

“This is not a film about Francis changing the Church. It is a film about the Church changing the world.”  Sebastian Gomes, Director.  

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