Monday, January 19, 2015

Growing ministry makes migrants feel welcome

Parish volunteers reach out to seasonal farmers, immigrants, and temporary foreign workers
A volunteer hands out Christmas gifts during a dinner for migrants at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish Dec. 20. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Thousands of migrants work as farmers or caregivers in B.C. to support their families in other countries. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

What threatens families? Redefining marriage, Pope says
Pope Francis speaks during a meeting with families in the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines, Jan. 16. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Warning that "every threat to the family is a threat to society itself," Pope Francis called on the people of the Philippines to be a prophetic witness in a world facing attacks on marriage and life. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Young adults gather to 'Revive This Generation'
Carissa Benavides (left) and Adriana Viale, Catholic Christian Outreach members, deliver Bibles to the Rise Up conference in Calgary. The annual event encourages young adults ages 18-35 in their faith. Laura Jensen / Special to the B.C. Catholic.
The bishop of Calgary, a professional football player, and 670 young adults rang in 2015 with a national conference and a New Year's bash. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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