Monday, June 29, 2015

Budding writers learn about faith

After-school workshop teaches English and builds character

Young students read, write, and draw book covers at an afterschool writing class run by Sts. Peter and Paul parishioner Nancy May. The private tutor started the workshop during last year's B.C. teachers' strike. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A Grade 3 student at Corpus Christi Elementary School hopes to write books like Geronimo Stilton some day. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

U.S. bishops encourage Catholics to maintain witness

A woman opposing same-sex marriage stands outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington before the high court began its deliberations. CNS photo / Tyler Orsburn.
Catholics are called to witness to the truth of marriage despite the Supreme Court of the United States recognizing a legal right to same-sex marriage, the nation's bishops said on Friday. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Evangelization means getting your hands dirty
Father Gregory Hrynkiw / Paul Paproski, OSB / Prairie Messenger.
North Americans are generous in giving to charities and supporting programs that help the poor, but they have become disconnected with people, Father Gregory Hrynkiw of Saskatoon said at the annual Ukrainian Catholic clergy retreat of the Eparchy of Saskatoon. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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