Monday, March 7, 2016

The Lord tests our faith through times of suffering

Priest has recently found he has lung cancer
Father Peter Chiang, a priest for more than 60 years, was diagnosed with lung cancer in September. He said he considers the illness a way for him to grow in his faith and to be an example for others. BCC file photo.
I was diagnosed with cancer on my right lung in September. My reaction was quite calm; it did not come as a surprise! In fact I even told myself, "Why not me?" For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Archbishop slams Madonna concert as 'pseudo-art'
Singapore's music fans can do better than Madonna, the local Catholic archbishop said before the American pop star stopped in Singapore Feb. 28 as part of her "Rebel Heart" tour. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Hospitals founded by sisters refuse to kill their patients
St. Paul's Catholic Hospital in Vancouver.
The parliamentary committee report on legalizing euthanasia and assisted suicide may want "all publicly funded health care institutions (to) provide medical assistance in dying," but Ontario Catholic hospitals, nursing homes, and health centres aren't having it. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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