Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Archdiocesan charisms to mingle at Surrey parish

Abbot John Braganza, OSB, of Westminster Abbey will give the keynote speech
A sign for the Sant'Egidio Community is seen as Pope Francis arrives for a Pentecost prayer vigil with members of Catholic lay movements in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican May 18. An estimated 200,000 people from 150 movements attended the vigil. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis commended about 200,000 members of Catholic lay movements at a gathering on the eve of Pentecost. The Vancouver archdiocese is now preparing a similar, albeit much smaller, assembly. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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The Triumph is so popular Cineplex shuts it down

A documentary about the Medjugorje apparitions of the Virgin Mary has been so popular that Cineplex has suspended all future Canadian showings amid reports it is negotiating a distribution deal that may cut out a Catholic non-profit organization that has spent thousands of dollars to promote the film. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Baptism is a 'bath of regeneration,' says Pope

During his general audience, Pope Francis devoted his reflections to the sacrament of baptism, stating that it opens the door to a journey of faith, and helps to sustain us along the way. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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