Bishop Colli’s Message for Christmas 2017

In many of our churches, usually at the beginning of the evening Mass, the hymn “O Holy Night” is sung. It is a traditional hymn and carries with it, not only the story of the birth of Jesus, but also much sentiment and emotion because of its musical setting.

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Reflecting on “medical assistance in dying” or MAID

Since June 2016, 15 months into the newly changed law, over 2,000 Canadians who applied for “medical assistance in dying” have died by procedures that previously were referred to as assisted suicide or euthanasia. Where does it leave those who believe that life as a gift of God is sacred?

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