Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Newly confirmed youth water their seeds of faith

Summer camp organized by the archdiocese's youth ministry brings catechism lessons to life
Girls pose for a "selfie" as the 70 participants of this year's Searching in the Spirit line up for a group photo. The camp was held at Camp Jubilee Aug. 18-22. Erwin Fung / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
Youth ministry's annual Searching in the Spirit camp is helping to plant seeds of faith in campers. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope prays for family of journalist executed by Islamic State
Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist reportedly beheaded by Islamic State extremists, is pictured in a 2010 photo. CNS photo / Mazen Mahdi, EPA.
Pope Francis has offered prayerful condolences to the family of Steven Sotloff, a U.S. journalist who was executed earlier this month by militants of the Islamic State. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith leaders denounce ISIS barbarism
An estimated 1,000 people rallied on Parliament Hill Sept. 6 to denounce the barbarism of ISIS and its genocide of Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities.

On Parliament Hill Sept. 6, religious leaders, including two Muslim imams, denounced the barbarism of the Islamic State (ISIS), urging the protection of Iraqi Christians and other minorities. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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