Thursday, December 19, 2013

New Door is Open site to serve Christmas dinner

Drop-in centre blessed and opened Dec. 10 after completion of a $200,000 renovation project
Door is Open volunteers enjoy a meal in the new space after it was blessed Dec. 10 by Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Those living on the street in the Downtown Eastside have a fresh place to go for Christmas dinner this year. The new Door is Open location at Cordova and Dunlevy streets is finally complete and prepared to serve 1,000 meals on Dec. 25. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Atheist film critic says 'Philomena' movie is an attack on Catholics
Judi Dench and Steve Coogan star in a scene from the movie "Philomena." The Catholic News Service classification is L: limited adult audience, many adults will find the problematic content troubling. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG-13: parents strongly cautioned some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. CNS photo / Weinstein.
An atheist movie reviewer has criticized the new film "Philomena" as "another hateful and boring attack on Catholics," saying that it unfairly shows the Church as exploitative and coercive. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Interfaith dialogue at the U of A
Brittney White. Ramon Gonzalez / CCN.
In a bid to engage religious and intellectual diversity, chaplains at the University of Alberta have launched an interfaith dialogue among people of different faiths on campus. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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