Thursday, October 1, 2015

Langley parish opens part two of its three-phase plan

New parish centre blessed by Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, Sept. 20
Father Edwin Kulling, pastor of St. Nicholas Parish, and Archbishop Miller say a prayer before blessing the new building. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Teachers and students at St. Nicholas Parish are holding religious education classes in a new space this week. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Help youth be brave in opting for marriage and family, Pope tells bishops
Pope Francis blesses a baby from the popemobile in Philadelphia Sept. 27. CNS photo / Alex Brandon, pool.
Pope Francis told bishops Sunday that a widespread consumerism and desire to follow new fads has rendered youth fearful of commitments, and said that as pastors they must encourage youth to be brave in going against the tide. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CCCB signs on to interfaith declaration on climate change and poverty reduction
A Roma boy sits in the back yard of a house in Gyongyospata, Hungary. Pope Francis has said focusing on poverty and sacrificing for the poor are the heart of the Gospel, not signs of communism. CNS photo / Zoltan Balogh, EPA.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has signed an inter-faith declaration seeking action on climate change, poverty reduction and justice for aboriginal peoples. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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