Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Canossian sisters celebrate 25 years in Vancouver

Bilingual sisters have served in parishes, schools, hospitals, and Chinese Catholic community
Sister Cecilia Cham (left) enjoys a banquet in honour of the Canossian sisters' 25th year of serving in Vancouver alongside provincial leader Sister Kay Taylor (middle) and Sister Beatrice Mak. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A religious congregation that landed in Vancouver to serve a growing population of Chinese immigrants is celebrating a significant milestone. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Koreans infected with 'Francis syndrome' after papal visit
Pope Francis meets with religious leaders in the old archdiocesan headquarters building in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 18. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
A former Korean ambassador to the Holy See spoke of the effects of Pope Francis' recent visit to South Korea, saying that all of Asia now feels a long-term challenge to imitate his humble ways. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Indigenous Games a positive event
Janae Fisher and Ocean White were two of the athletes participating in the North American Indigenous Games held in Regina this summer. Frank Flegel / Prairie Messenger (CCN).
They came from all over North America. They were young, under 19, and there were more than 4,000 enjoying a week of competitive games, music, entertainment, meeting new friends, and generally just having fun. They were participants in the ninth annual North American Indigenous Games. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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