Monday, September 28, 2015

Sister celebrates 50 years of her mission of prayer

Ohio teenager set on missionary service found her calling fulfilled in a Dominican monastery
Sister Jean Marie Dwyer, OP, sits in a common area at the Queen of Peace Monastery in Squamish. "I was called to be a missionary, and that's what I am as a cloistered Dominican nun," she said. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A Dominican contemplative living in the wilds of Squamish considers herself a prayer warrior and missionary. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis visits Catholic Charities in Washington
Pope Francis talks with Sister Marie Mathilde, 102, during his unannounced visit to the Little Sisters of the Poor residence in Washington Sept. 23. CNS photo / Courtesy of the Little Sisters of the Poor.
There is no social or moral justification for homelessness, but we can find solace and meaning in the Incarnation, Pope Francis said Thursday during a visit to Catholic Charities in Washington D.C. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Casting the NET onto new public squares
Brian Holdsworth.
When the apostles first set out to evangelize to the world, they stood in public squares to preach about the kingdom of God and Jesus's resurrection. Today, according to Brian Holdsworth, the new public squares are on the Internet, so this is where the Church must be. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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