Friday, February 28, 2014

Catechists teach pre-teens about humility

Inseparable pair teach PREP at Our Lady of Mercy
Diana and Gary Westgeest (centre) pose with their PREP class at Our Lady of Mercy Parish. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Commanding the attention span of a Grade 7 class on a Wednesday night is a challenge one pair of PREP teachers has been tackling joyfully for eight years. For full story  see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Anointing of the Sick assures nearness of Christ, says Pope
Pope Francis blesses a child dressed as the Pontiff as he arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Feb. 26. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters.
In his Wednesday general audience Pope Francis gave a brief catechesis on the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, noting that its purpose is to bring Christ close to the recipient. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Matrimony gap widens between rich and poor, says IMFC study
Steve Bollman, founder of the nonprofit organization Paradisus Dei, talks to a marriage enrichment conference. CNS photo / Susan Szalewski, Catholic Voice.
An Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC) study released Feb. 25 reveals a widening marriage gap between rich and poor. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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