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Padre Capt Oliver Edwards started military career as an army armourer.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Do you know how to take a break?

February 11, 2020 at 3:24 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards Working in the Canadian Armed Forces carries a weight that few other careers do. The weight of combat arms, even if you are not flying the missions or humping the ruck on patrol is a real thing. When we go on temporary duty or deployments, we are placing ourselves in stressful situations – situations that will take more from us than we are used to giving. But even in garrisonRead More

Padre Capt Oliver Edwards started military career as an army armourer.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

“All I want for Christmas is…”

December 3, 2019 at 9:02 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards Has anyone asked you that question lately? Have you asked yourself that question? Do you even know? Some of us don’t. A lot of us are so well off materially that Christmas is really a non-event. What do we want? We already have everything we really want… I mean there are nice-to-haves but nothing we really want… What we want and what we need are two different things. This isRead More

Padre Capt Oliver Edwards started military career as an army armourer.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Dissatisfied? Make a difference!

October 15, 2019 at 10:57 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards Hey Cold Lake! Thank you for welcoming my family and I into this fantastic community. We just hit the ground weeks ago and couldn’t be more thrilled to be here. We have been enjoying the recreation, the history, the fun community events, and the ordinary moments Cold Lakers take in each other’s lives that make this place so special. Looking forward to years ahead and experiencing all four seasons ofRead More

Padre Capt Oliver Edwards started military career as an army armourer.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

New padre followed unexpected path to Cold Lake

October 15, 2019 at 10:52 am

Cliff Kenyon You never know what you’ll catch when you go fishing. For Padre Oliver Edwards it was a whole new direction in life which ultimately landed him at 4 Wing Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake. He recalls as a teen calling a pal to go fishing. The pal declined, telling him he was going to church that morning. He was invited to tag along. That’s the day everything changed for the young future chaplain.Read More