Friday, April 24, 2015

Vancouver hospital chaplain witnesses miracles

Canossian Sister Cecilia Cham has spent nearly a quarter century serving the sick and dying
Sister Cecilia Cham, FdCC, started serving at Vancouver General Hospital April 23, 1991. She has consoled countless patients in the last 24 years. "When I see them, I remember our Jesus saying, 'When I was sick, you visited Me.'" Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A humble Chinese sister is starting her 25th year of consoling people in some of their most vulnerable moments. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

HHS mandate loses again
Bishop Lawrence T. Persico of Erie, Pa., in 2012. His diocese will benefit from the latest HHS ruling. CNS photo / courtesy Diocese of Erie.
The U.S. Supreme Court has continued its trend of decisions stopping enforcement of a federal contraception mandate against religious employers with moral objections. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CNEWA Canada marks 10th anniversary
Msgr. John Kozar, president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, and Bishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Que., celebrate Mass at St. Charbel convent in Annaya, Lebanon, Jan. 19. CNS photo / John Kozar, courtesy CNEWA.
As CNEWA (Catholic Near East Welfare Association) Canada marks its 10th anniversary this year, it has made an urgent appeal for continued help imperiled families in Iraq and Syria. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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