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Fr. Ted scholarship topic announced

Fr. Ted scholarship topic announced

Father Ted Colleton Dan Di Rocco, circulation manager for The Interim and administrator of the annual Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship, has announced the topic for the 15th iteration of the essay contest presented by Interim Publishing and Niagara Region Right to Life. In 2017 Canada will celebrate the 150th Year of Confederation. Since 1867 there has been great technological progress, accompanied by a steady expansion of freedom in certain areas ... (Continue reading)

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Against the tide of the anti-family agenda

Against the tide of the anti-family agenda

Haley Csada Editor’s Note: Haley Csada, a Dr. Martin Leboldus Catholic High School School student in Regina, Sask., won first prize in the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship contest. This is an edited version of her essay. Informed by secular values, many claim that the well being of the individual is the best indicator of the vitality of a society. Interestingly however, when society is viewed as a dynamic organism, it ... (Continue reading)

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A return to homeostasis of the family body

A return to homeostasis of the family body

Rebecca Malcolm Editor’s Note: Rebecca Malcolm, a Sacred Heart Catholic High School student in Newmarket, Ont., won second prize in the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship contest. This is an edited version of her essay. Behind every great individual there is a family unit, acting as the backbone and support through which the individual develops and grows. In turn, the family can be thought of as the heart of society, grooming ... (Continue reading)

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The family of humanity

The family of humanity

Mary Clarin Editor’s Note: Mary Clarin, an Archbishop Carney S.S student in, Port Coquitlam, B. C., won third prize in the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship contest. This is an edited version of her essay. From Neanderthals to Ancient Egyptians, from the Romans to twenty first century Canadians, throughout history mankind has consistently proven that there is strength found in solidarity. Since the beginning of recorded humanity, ... (Continue reading)

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Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

Application for Scholarship HERE                                           (Continue reading)

The Procession of Untruths

The Procession of Untruths

Carmen Salayka Carmen Salayka, a Grade 12 student in St. Theresa of Lisieux, Richmond Hill, Ont. won third prize in the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship, co-sponsored by Niagara Region Right to Life and The Interim Once upon a time, as young children, our parents read us fairy tales. We allowed our imaginations to unravel the plots as we immersed ourselves in the magical mysteries of wizards, princesses, genies, and potions. ... (Continue reading)

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Fr. Ted Essay contest second place winner

Fr. Ted Essay contest second place winner

Monika Jezierski Monika Jezierski, a Grade 12 homeschooled student in Kingsville, Ont., won second prize in the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship, co-sponsored by Niagara Region Right to Life and The Interim.  Hans Christian Andersen’s fable, “The Emperor’s New Clothes” is a prophetic warning for our generation. He understood 200 years ago how dangerous the contradiction of beliefs may be. In order to have justice we need truth. Justice, in ... (Continue reading)

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Fr. Ted Colleton essay winner

Fr. Ted Colleton essay winner

Nathan Ko Nathan Ko, a Grade 11 student at St. Brother Andre C.H.S. in Markham, Ont., won first prize in the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship, co-sponsored by the Niagara Region Right to Life Association and The Interim. "Quid est veritas?” Pilate asked Jesus. “What is truth?” From Plato to Aristotle, from Augustine to Thomas Aquinas, scholars, philosophers, and theologians have long pondered and debated the ... (Continue reading)

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The Interim Plus

The Interim Plus

Fr. Ted Colleton Hi educator friends,   The excitement of a new school year is still fresh, and here is another edition of The Interim Plus, a curriculum resource for interested teachers. With all the turmoil in the world, a lot of people are being forced to leave their normal habitat or are consciously choosing to seek better opportunities elsewhere. This is the theme of this ... (Continue reading)

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Multi-faceted attacks on life in our society

Multi-faceted attacks on life in our society

Sara Omaiche Editor’s Note: Essay contest administrator Dan DiRocco provided translation from French to English for this essay. Sara Omaiche is from Windsor and was third in the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship contest. A society that strives for utopia, should it not promote life over death? It took several centuries of heated debate to establish a movement uniting people and associations in defense of the “right to life.” The debate ... (Continue reading)

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The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

The co-sponsors of the Father Ted Colleton Scholarship program, The Interim newspaper and Niagara Region Right to Life, are proud to announce the theme for the essay portion of the contest for the upcoming academic year 2014-2015. This edition will be the 13th year of the scholarship and it continues to grow and draw young people into the pro-life movement as learners. More than 800 students have participated since its founding. It is hoped that this challenging ... (Continue reading)

Understanding and abolishing the culture of death

Understanding and abolishing the culture of death

Shikha Patel Editor’s Note: Shikha Patel is a student at Father Michael McGivney Catholic Academy in Markham, Ont., and was second in the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship contest. Canada, the land of the free. We live in a country fundamentally envisioned as a society of diversity, equality, and tolerance. However, upon closer observation, it becomes evident that in order to maintain this equality and prevent certain ideologies from dominating others, ... (Continue reading)

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Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship winner

Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship winner

Anselm Ragetli Editor’s Note: Anselm Ragetli is a student at St. Paul’s High School in Winnipeg. He finished first in the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship contest out of 69 entrants. The second and third place finishers will appear in a forthcoming edition of the paper. The Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship is co-sponsored by The Interim and Niagara Region Right to Life.   Western Civilization is currently in a state of profound ... (Continue reading)

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Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship contest

The Interim newspaper and Niagara Region Right to Life have teamed up again to offer the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship for the 12th year. The scholarship, created with Fr. Ted Colleton’s blessing, was founded to encourage young people to learn about, and engage, pro-life issues and become involved in the pro-life movement. Program administrator Dan Di Rocco, a former high school principal who now serves as the circulation manager of The Interim, told the paper that the scholarship honours Fr. Ted’s ... (Continue reading)

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12th annual edition of The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

12th annual edition of The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

Students can learn and earn through writing!         Now in its 12th annual edition The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship presents a unique opportunity to senior (16-18 yrs) secondary school students. They are challenged to express their views on life and family issues by writing an essay on a stated theme. Co-sponsored by Canada’s pro-life newspaper The Interim and Niagara Region Right to Life, the program ... (Continue reading)

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