Monday, July 7, 2014

St. Maria Goretti's greatest witness is forgiveness, priest observes

Large procession held in her home town on her feast day
A young woman works on a loom at the St. Maria Goretti Centre in a village in Benin operated by the Little Sisters of the Poor, who help girls in difficulty. Devotion to the saint has spread around the world. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
After St. Maria Goretti's feast day celebration July 6, the rector of the basilica which houses her body stated that her willingness to forgive is her most prominent testimony, and that her virtue is an example for family life. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Dr. Peter Meehan hopes to welcome people of faith and people of no faith
After months of searching, the board of directors of Saint Mark's and Corpus Christi Colleges has chosen a replacement to guide the post-secondary institutions. Dr. Peter Meehan has been named principal pro tem of Saint Mark's and president of Corpus Christi for a five-year term. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Catholic family conference draws 2,000
Faith begins with the family. Formation starts in the parent/child relationship. Home is where learning about communication, prayer, forgiveness, and virtues is nurtured. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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