Friday, June 19, 2015

Joggers raise funds for Advokate

Charity hopes to expand into Mission with help from fundraiser
More than 200 people participated in the Walk for Life at Mill Lake Park June 6. The event raised $35,000 for Advokate, an Abbotsford-based pro-life group. Photos submitted.
A pro-life charity has revealed it hopes to open a pregnancy centre in Mission, thanks in part to a recent fundraiser. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope continues his series of catecheses on the family
A gust of wind blows Pope Francis's cassock during his general audience in St. Peter's Square. CNS photo / Max Rossi, Reuters.
Instead of blaming God when you lose a family member, remember that because of Christ's resurrection death does not have the final say, Pope Francis said. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Holy See announces Canadian delegates to October family synod
Blessed Louis and Marie Zelie Guerin Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, are pictured in a combination photo created from images provided by the Sanctuary of Lisieux in France. Pope Francis is expected to canonize the couple during the world Synod of Bishops on the family in October. CNS photo / courtesy of Sanctuary of Lisieux.
The Holy See released on June 16 the names of the Canadian delegates to the upcoming synod on the family taking place in Rome October 4-25. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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