Thursday, March 8, 2012

Canada's newest cardinal comes home with words of Jonah

Cardinal Collins greets his flock after elevation
Cardinal Collins Mass Feb. 29. Photo courtesy of archdiocese of Toronto.
The B.C. Catholic has The Catholic Register's coverage of the return Canada's newest cardinal:

Like the prophet Jonah, Catholics need to become “boldly engaged” in a society that at times can seem “distant and antagonistic” to our faith, Cardinal Thomas Collins urged at a Pontifical Mass of thanksgiving in honour of his recent elevation to the College of Cardinals.

“We need engagement. Bold engagement,” said Collins, adding we can all learn from Jonah, “the reluctant prophet” sent by God to preach to the ancient pagan city of Nineveh.

Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.  
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1 comment:

  1. Perhaps His Eminence could start at the Bishop's Conference? Bold engagement on the part of that body would certainly be a welcome change from the meek promulgation of the sum of their fears.


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