Thursday, May 14, 2015

Bereavement Day May 17

Helpline to host yearly dove release
Photo submitted to BCC.
A flock of doves will be sent skyward at Mountain View Cemetery during an annual event for those coping with the loss of a loved one. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope has phrases that help family solidarity
Pope Francis prays in front of a statue of Our Lady of Fatima during his general audience in St. Peter's Square. The statue, which was present for the May 13 feast of Our Lady of Fatima, is a copy of the original in Fatima, Portugal. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano, pool.
In his general audience Pope Francis focused on the concrete challenges families face in daily life, and said that simply remembering to be grateful and to apologize can go a long way in avoiding conflict. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Youth Bible study groups reveal ignorance

Mike Landry (far right) leads a Bible study discussion at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic High School in Spruce Grove. Thandiwe Konguavi / Western Catholic Reporter / (CCN).
When students walk into Lorne Zelyck's Introduction to the Bible class at the University of Alberta's St. Joseph's College, he can quickly tell the difference between a young person who has had Bible reading fostered in their life and one who has not. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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