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Indigenous Relations Office Community Bulletin

Bulletin from April 19, 2017 For more from Indigenous Relations Edmonton, click here.    If you are having difficulty viewing this email properly, please click here: View Online April, 19, 2017 Unsubscribe | Printable Version | Send this to a…
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I am in Distress

By Roy Berkenbosch My sister received news of the accident that claimed suddenly and shockingly the life of her youngest child, my nephew Doug, on the same day that she received news of her cancer diagnosis. Psalm 31 was written…
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The papal obsession with getting close and concrete

The Pope’s “El Pais” interview was about many things yet mainly about one: the need for the Church to be close to people, and concrete. Francis is convinced that the greatest threat to the contemporary age is gnosticism, which shows…
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There are not Two Sides

Article, “There are not Two Sides”  by Kate Kooyman From https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2017/01/05/there-arent-two-sides/   “…ignorance can often be propagated under the guise of balanced debate.” Sometimes there just aren’t two sides. Or perhaps there are two sides, it’s just that one is…
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The Three R’s

Lewis Cardinal: “The Three R’s: Reconciliation, Reparation, & Relationship”    

Prayer for Peace

PRAYER FOR PEACE A poem by Melle Huizenga Baghdad, Kabul, Paris Palestine, Kosovo, Beirut Syria, Iraq, Kinshasa, Damascas The names are music conjuring up exotic history But the reality is a bitter wind Whistling through a million skulls. Here the…
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Overcoming Evil with Good

Overcoming Evil with Good (a sermon for Remembrance Day on Romans 12:9-21) Posted on November 16, 2015 by timchesterton   This sermon was preached by Tim Chesterton, Edmonton Ecumenical Peace Network Vice-Chair, at the recent Prayer Service for Peace at…
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Deep Creek Poetry Book. Order now.

Deep Creek is a book of poetry and photography that tells the story of a journey to Quebrada Honda, Honduras, while exploring the themes of time, change, and love. To order your copy, click here: This book of poems by…
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