Monday, November 9, 2015

Gethsemani offers one day to entomb urns for free

New initiative, Crypt of Holy Angels, promotes using a secure, sacred space for ashes of the dead
Church teaching does not permit scattering ashes, and it's a message that Catholic Cemeteries has been finding new, innovative ways to spread. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis explains why he won't sell the Church's 'treasures'
Pope Francis delivers the homily as he celebrates Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae guesthouse at the Vatican Nov. 6. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano, handout.
In an interview ranging from fame to finances to his childhood dreams, Pope Francis explained that despite his strong concern for the poor, he will not sell the "riches of the Church." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Sense of history undergoing transformation
Bishop Donald Bolen
The Diocese of Saskatoon and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools (GSCS), through the leadership of the Diocesan Council of Truth and Reconciliation, recently conducted a Day of Prayer for Reconciliation and Healing. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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