Religion: Canadian First

In Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan (pop. 21,000,000) one day 20 years ago, word reached a young woman named Lydia Gruchy that her brother Arthur had met his death in the War. Arthur Gruchy had been studying for the ministry. Grief-stricken, sister Lydia resolved to carry on for her brother, to do as much for God as a woman could. She entered St. Andrew's Theological College in Saskatoon, the first woman in the Dominion to study theology. In 1923 Lydia Gruchy completed her courses. But when the United Church of Canada was formed two...

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