Blue, white and pink flags will fly over municipalities in Alberta as communities begin raising the Franco-Albertan flag in honour of Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF) and Mois de la Francophonie Albertaine. […]
By Stephen Dafoe
Morinville – One doesn’t have to drive too far into town to catch a glimpse of the steeple rising above St. Jean Baptiste Church in downtown Morinville. But residents and visitors could soon be deprived of that iconic view if significant funds are not raised to save it. The historic steeple is in need of approximately $500,000 in restoration work to save it from loss to water rot.
“There is significant damage by water inside the steeple as well as other parts of the church, mainly the north roof,” said Father Ignacy… […]