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Vol. 92 No. 28 January 7, 2015

Ordinary Time

Ordinary Time begins. (Janice Weber, photo)


This Week


Scarves on the street

Grade 7 students from St. Luke School in Saskatoon took part in a classroom knitting project, making scarves for those in need in the city’s core neighbourhood.

In praise of nuns

The pope has spoken of “feminine genius” and a greater role for women in the church, though not in cracking the glass ceiling of the priesthood, writes Gerald Schmitz. The under-appreciated contributions of women spurred journalist Jo Piazza to redress that imbalance in her new book If Nuns Ruled the World. Schmitz reviews.

Message to Curia

While the Curia was the target audience for Pope Francis’ Christmas address, “the rest of us might think twice before we applaud this public dressing down of the ‘princes of the church’ and shake our fingers at them; the pope’s message is applicable to all,” writes Louise McEwan.

Faith

In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Top 10 books

Liturgy and Life

Lucie Leduc

By Lucie Leduc

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 18, 2015

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