Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Shelter celebrates 55 years of serving the vulnerable

Catholic Charities Men's Hostel, first opened on a chilly November night, searches for a new home
Shelter Services director Scott Small runs the men's hostel, which receives about 2,000 guests every year, including up to 20 extra guests on freezing winter nights. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A downtown men's shelter is celebrating its 55th anniversary as it braces itself for a big move. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope confirms he will walk the streets of Philadelphia
Many have been planning to travel to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families, but now one local family planning to make the trip is "ecstatic" after hearing that Pope Francis has announced he'll be joining them. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

New bishop for Tanzania studied at Saint Paul University
Arusha Auxiliary Bishop-elect Prosper Lyimo, wearing a bishop's zuchetto for the first time, with Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, SJ, of Ottawa at a dinner celebrating the news of the bishop-elect's appointment. Photo courtesy Archbishop Prendergast / CCN.
The new auxiliary bishop-elect for the Archdiocese of Arusha in Tanzania studied canon law at Saint Paul University. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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