Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Catholic Voices on tour

Trip aims to shed light on assisted suicide
Caption: Peter Nation, head of Catholic Voices Canada. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A non-profit educational group has embarked on a tour to help ordinary lay people speak their minds about physician-assisted suicide. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

'Smear campaign' pushes Knights out of St. Patrick's Day parade
Students from St. Ann Catholic School celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Fair Lawn, N.J., a few days early: March 13. CNS photo / Octavio Duran.
The Massachusetts Knights of Columbus withdrew from the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston on Sunday, saying that their motives for participating in the parade, which this year included a gay activist group, have been misrepresented. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Prayer helped nun overcome obstacles to consecrated life
Sister Lorraine Desjardins, SCO, General Superior of the Sisters of Charity of Ottawa, stands in the foyer of the congregation's motherhouse in Ottawa next to a mural depicting its history. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
When Sister Lorraine Desjardins, SCO was growing up in Kapuskasing, Ontario, she yearned to enter religious life but faced one major obstacle: her parents opposed the move. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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