Thursday, July 24, 2014

Singles club gears up for busy summer

The group, open to single Catholics over the age of 40, hosts events year-round
A single man prays with fellow participants during a conference which presented talks and workshops, in addition to social, spiritual, and service opportunities, to Catholic young adults and singles. CNS photo / Gregory A. Shemitz.
St. Paul's Catholic Singles Club will keep its members and guests hopping this summer. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Vatican unveils logo for World Youth Day
Here is the official logo and prayer for World Youth Day 2016, which were unveiled July 3 in the event's host city: Krakow, Poland, by Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz. CNS photo courtesy of World Youth Day Krakow 2016.
Two and a half months after the Polish Pope, John Paul II, was canonized, the official logo and prayer for World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow was released. In a press conference July 3, Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz of Krakow unveiled the wholly Polish creation. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Prime Minister Harper denounces persecution of Christians in Iraq
Chaldean Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad speaks during a July 22 news conference in Irbil, Iraq. He said the future of Christians in Iraq was uncertain because of the recent violence. CNS photo / Reuters.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued a statement July 22 denouncing the persecution of Iraqi Christians, a move welcomed by the CNEWA Canada's Carl Hetu. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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