Portage & Area Refugee Coalition

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On December 8, 2021, a family of five Syrian refugees landed at Richardson International Airport in a pandemic: Manar, Khodor, and sons Mohammad (16), Yousef (15), and Abed Al Raouf (9). Waiting for them in Portage la Prairie was Khodor’s sister, Iftikar and her family along with members of the

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Commissioned

What is it which we as Christians are called to? This month’s issue of RLN deals with questions of Christian commission.

In our Community Catechesis section, Ryan Turnbull deals with the question of Christian calling in the face of climate crisis, and considers what it might mean for our faith communities to act in true solidarity with the earth and with our creaturely others, close and far away.

Next, David Driedger writes on how Christian daily life engages with the events of Easter, with Christian faith functioning as continual workshopping of the resurrection.

Then, May’s issue presents an interview with Gary Russell on his work Radical Grace and the Economy, which posits that our calling as Christians puts us at odds with the logics of dominant economic systems.

Finally, youth from St. Margaret’s Anglican church reflect on their experiences traveling the El Camino, and the complexities of Christian pilgrimage, literal and spiritual. 

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