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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CHRISTMAS How Does an Advent Calendar Work? In today’s throwback podcast, Father Dave answers a caller’s question about Advent calendars: “Why are Advent calendars that are sold in stores always dated December 1-24, instead of the actual […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY After 139 years, General Electric stops making light bulbs The problem for GE and for everyone in the business is that they used to be a consumable that had to be replaced constantly; now, quality LED […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! REMEMBRANCE DAY Canada and the First World War Lest we forget…Remembering and honoring our heroes..Canadians recognize Remembrance Day, originally called Armistice Day, every 11 November at 11 a.m. It marks the end of hostilities during the First […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HALLOWEEN Watch Out: This Halloween, Horror Is Back It’s official: horror is back. Last year, politically-themed costumes were the rage. Before that, it was film and television show characters. Now, thanks to a resurgence of scary movies […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT Hurricane Maria hammers Puerto Rico with force not seen in ‘modern history’ With sustained winds of 155 mph at landfall — a strong Category 4 storm and nearly a Category 5 — Maria was so powerful that […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! IMMIGRATION From far and wide I was an engineer in my country, but here in Calgary it’s different. I needed to start another thing. I volunteer with Calgary Outlink [a centre for gender and sexual diversity] and […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RELIGION Seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls The discovery in 1947 of ancient biblical manuscripts in a rugged cave near the Dead Sea triggered a scholarly detective project that continues to this day. In the early 1950s, Rev. […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH Have a Little Faith Let me begin my story with an unimportant fact—I love butterflies. You are probably wondering what butterflies have to do with faith, but to explain that I will have to start at […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH Who Gave Jesus His Halo? Who gave Jesus his halo — how did he have it in the first place? Do we just presume God?…Read Full Article From BustedHalo EDUCATION Science Teachers Turned Their Classroom Into […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY Worried about the planet? Avoid that extra kid Enough with the cloth bags, LED light bulbs, and recycling bins! It’s time for some straight-talk on which actions really make a difference when it comes to mitigating […]

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