For San Jose, Obispo Oscar – Amid Transformation, Pope Makes Evocative Pick for Silicon Valley Church

The simple fact that you’re reading this is testament to the reality behind today’s lead story: given the shifts of the last two decades, it can be argued that no place has a greater impact on modern American life than Santa Clara County, California, a state of affairs that begins with the three behemoths all based there – Google, Facebook, and Apple. And with the rise of the tech empires fueling a growth that’s extended to their local church, the spurt has underscored a premium on youth and smarts……and now – a full two years ahead of schedule – the

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Answering Mary’s Call

Story and Photos by Anne Hanley
Solomon Mason remembers the early days of the St. Theresa Point Marian retreat.
The 5-day summer retreat is now in its 14th year, but its history goes back much further to the days when a few families of the northern Manitoba Oji-Cree community gathered after Mass on Sunday afternoons for picnics, fellowship and time together.
Now 74, Mason remembers those Sunday afternoons of over 25 years ago. “It’s always been our tradition to go to church every Sunday,” he said in conversation during the 2017 August retreat. “And so after church, a group of about 6 families

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Good news: Ontario’s child abusive sex curriculum is repealed

Doug Ford’s government announces that Ontario’s radical sex curriculum is withdrawnOntario’s newly elected Doug Ford Conservative government has kept its promise to repeal the radical sex curriculum implemented by the former Liberal government in 2015. The announcement was made today. This is a great day for education in Ontario. Finally, some good news coming from the Ministry of Education for children attending public and separate schools in the province.The decision puts an end, thank God, to innocent children being subjected to ideological Liberal indoctrination and anti-scientific theories. Little boys or girls don’t need to be brainwashed about the misguided idea

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Bulletin Announcements July 11 to 21

St. Anne & St. Joachim
St. Anne’s Parish Hope River, PEI, will celebrate the feast day of Our Blessed Virgin Mary’s parents On Friday, 27 July, 2018, with a pilgrimage walk to the church followed by Holy Mass at 10:30 AM. Light refreshments will be provided after Mass. The Pilgrimage walk starts at Stella Maris Parish Church, North Rustico, and proceeds via back roads to St Anne’s church. Pilgrims may choose the following options:- Long walk-9.5 km (2 hours) begins at Stella Maris Church @ 7:30 (leave your car there) and follows back roads to St. Anne’s. or – Short walk-

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