Restoration (newspaper)

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Coordinates: 45°21′25.9″N 77°36′42.5″W / 45.357194°N 77.611806°W / 45.357194; -77.611806

Type Monthly newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Madonna House Apostolate
Editor Fr. David May
Founded 1947
Political alignment Conservative

2888 Dafoe Rd,

Combermere, Ontario

Restoration is a Canadian English language Catholic newspaper based in Combermere, Ontario, and circulated internationally. It was founded in 1947 by the famed American newspaperman Eddie Doherty and his wife, social justice activist Catherine Doherty.

The articles and stories in Restoration are generally drawn from the daily life of the staff of the Madonna House Apostolate, and primarily revolve around the challenges of living the Gospel of Jesus as a Catholic in today's world.

Regular columns include:

  • Combermere Diary — current events at the Madonna House training centre in Combermere, Ontario
  • Milestones — announcements regarding the staff of the apostolate
  • My Dear Family — articles from the writings of Catherine Doherty
  • My Story — personal testimonies of Madonna House staff and friends
  • New Millennium — articles by the Madonna House Director General of Priests
  • Notes From Near and Far — news from the apostolate's international field houses
  • One Man's Scrap, Another Man's Gold — requests for specific donations for the needs of the community
  • The Pope's Corner — excerpts from the writings of the Holy Father
  • Word Made Flesh — reflections on Scripture readings from the liturgy

The paper is non-profit, and there is only a small subscription fee to cover the cost of printing and mailing.

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