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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! LIFE Out with the new… In Wood Lake’s author, Lee Simpson’s book, My Year of Buying Nothing, Simpson invites readers into her world to witness first hand the struggles she faced, the decisions and compromises she had […]

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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! LIFE Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life For a large portion of Franklin’s life, he carried around a card in his pocket that depicted a […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! Merry Christmas to all! SPIRITUALITY A Walk to Remember Through Bethlehem Advent is a wonderful time of preparation and anticipation for us, but sometimes, I wonder. How did Jesus feel about becoming human and entering our world? […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! CHRISTMAS The Real Saint Nicholas December 6 marks Saint Nicholas Day, and I thought I’d mark the beginning of the Christmas season by telling the story of Santa Claus’s namesake. But before I do, I should remark […]

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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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