Wednesday, April 23, 2014

EWTN tapes The Journey Home at event in Surrey

Speakers and guests focus on evangelism in the home
Marcus Grodi (left) interviews Sister Glenys Symons, ESCH, Kyle Neilson, and Father Michael Shier during an episode of The Journey Home at the Chandos Pattison Auditorium April 5. The live audience of more than 900 people heard their stories of conversion to Catholicism. Malin Jordan / The B.C. Catholic.
The Eternal Word Television Network hosted its first family celebration outside U.S.A. borders, and placed the spotlight on strengthening faith in the home. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Vatican, civil authorities join forces against human trafficking
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, England, right, and others applaud as Pope Francis arrives for the final session of a two-day Vatican-sponsored international conference on human trafficking April 10. Meeting four victims of human trafficking, dozens of religious sisters, and senior police chiefs from 20 countries, Pope Francis praised their coordinated efforts to fight a "crime against humanity." CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters.
Gathered in Rome to discuss methods for the eradication of human slavery, both law enforcement and Vatican officials exchanged ideas on how to collaborate in combating the issue and caring for victims. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

24 Hours of Mercy a blessing for Hamilton
A clergyman hears confession from Pope Francis during a penitential liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican March 28. Pope Francis surprised his liturgical adviser by going to confession during the service. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters.
Anne Lamanes's Lent was just a little more special this year. In the final days of March, she and her husband made their way into Hamilton's Cathedral of Christ the King to take part in the "24 Hours of Mercy." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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