Monday, September 15, 2014

Bishop sets diocesan goal of new missionary work

Prelate from Whitehorse takes over in Victoria
Bishop Gary Gordon was installed as the 17th bishop of Victoria in St. Andrew's Cathedral Aug. 28. He said Pope Francis has invited us to "be missionary with our feet." Diocese of Victoria photo.
The new shepherd of the oldest diocese west of Toronto has issued a challenge to his Vancouver Island flock: revive your apostolic dynamism! For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Vatican confirms papal trip to Turkey in November
Demonstrators at the Israeli Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, pause for prayer during a protest July 18 against Israel's military action in Gaza. Pope Francis had also urged all sides to end hostilities and build peace. CNS photo / Umit Bektas, Reuters.
A statement released by the Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Turkey in November, where he is expected to participate in celebrations for the orthodox feast of St. Andrew. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Rock the Mount continues to inspire
Brother Stephen Predy, OSB, portrayed Jesus in a drama about the multiplication of loaves and fishes during this year's Rock the Mount at the Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Prairie Messenger photo by Tim Yaworsky (CCN).
Youth, families and participants of all ages gathered at the Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel west of Humboldt Aug. 16, for a day of music, enrichment, and inspiration at this year's Rock the Mount. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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