Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Nuns' hearts burn for Christ after 25 years of religious life

Daughters of St. Mary of Providence bear joyful attitude and 'culture of charity' to less fortunate
Sisters Kathy Stark (left), Rhonda Brown, and Anna Maria Bilotta smile as they are feted by a caring community. "We are grateful that the Lord chose you and that you said yes," said Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB. Josie Cruz / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
Burning in the hearts of three nuns who celebrated 25 years of consecrated life Aug. 17 is the fire Jesus proclaims in Lk 12:49, the Gospel reading of that day, said Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, and for that we are all grateful. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Ottawa archbishop heartened by CCODP projects in Ethiopia

Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, SJ, of Ottawa returned from a July 30 -- Aug. 8 visit to Ethiopia pleased with the positive response to projects there funded by Canadian Catholics. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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