Monday, March 30, 2015

Migrant ministry consoles hospitalized farmers

Volunteers at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish help farm workers access sacraments and doctors
Connie Fabian (left) and another volunteer fold donated clothing for migrant farm workers. She is part of a group that also serves them meals, transports them to Mass, and helps translate in emergency rooms. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Volunteers in farm worker ministry responded beyond the call of duty when they met a Guatemalan man with a severe eye infection. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

German prelate breaks rank with Cardinal Marx, insists on fidelity to Rome
Cardinal Paul Josef Cordes arrives for a meeting in the synod hall at the Vatican March 11, 2013. He has opposed recent comments by Cardinal Reinhard Marx and insisted on fidelity to Rome. Paul Haring / CNS.
A German cardinal has publicly opposed the words of two other German bishops who have suggested that the Church in the country can form its own policies without direction from Rome. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Trauma of abortion discovered lurking in eating disorders group
Rachel's Vineyard founder Theresa Burke at the annual COLF seminar March 20. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
The founder of Rachel's Vineyard, the world's largest post-abortion ministry, discovered her calling while leading an eating disorders support group. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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