Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Stewardship Office looks to future

Leadership team meets regularly and works with an advisory board
Canada geese fly over a lake at sunrise near Clark Fork, Idaho, Oct. 27. Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, Calif., speaking at an interfaith festival in Louisville, Ky., called for for good stewardship to protect God's gift of air. CNS photo / Matt Mills McKnight, Reuters.
The Priorities and Goals introduced on Pentecost Sunday by Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, established three essential priorities for the archdiocese: Growing a Culture of Vocation, Evangelizing the Family, and Stewarding God's Gifts. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

The 'seed of eternity' has been planted in our hearts, Pope says
Pope Francis passes a crucifix as he walks down steps during his general audience in St. Peter's Square Dec. 4. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
During his general audience, Pope Francis reflected on the resurrection of the body, explaining that we are "imprinted" with eternal life, which we are able to experience even now through the sacraments. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Modern states' push for equality poses challenges to Catholics: Father de Souza
Foreign workers from the Philipines pray during Mass on the International Day of Faith Nov. 17 near the end of the Year of Faith. Five days later a conference at Dominican University College marking the close of the Year of Faith heard an address by Father Raymond de Souza. CNS photo / Debbie Hill.
The modern liberal state's drive for equality and growing aggressive secularism poses challenges for the Catholic Church and individual Catholics, said Father Raymond de Souza. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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