Thursday, December 5, 2013

Women's Conference welcomes over 800

Tomeo pans 'cafeteria Catholicism'
Teresa Tomeo (centre), keynote speaker at the event, signs books as she sits next to volunteers. Karen Murphy Corr / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
If anyone had told Teresa Tomeo in 1993 that she would one day be the keynote speaker at Vancouver's first Archdiocesan Women's Conference she wouldn't have believed it. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Pope's exhortation praised as a guide to Christian outreach
Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization, looks on during a presentation of "Evangelii Gaudium" ("The Joy of the Gospel") by Pope Francis during a news conference at the Vatican Nov. 26. CNS photo / Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters.
Evangelii Gaudium, "The Joy of the Gospel," Pope Francis's new document on the "joy" of evangelization, is an opportunity for Catholics to re-examine how to share the Gospel in today's world, several Catholic commentators noted. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

African Catholic community gathers for Mass
Lively music ministry that includes drums, clapping, and hymns in a number of African languages is part of a monthly Mass in Saskatoon for African Catholics. Kiply Lukan Yaworski / Prairie Messenger.
On the first Sunday of every month, those homesick for Mass the way it is celebrated in Africa gather at 2 p.m. for a lively celebration at St. Thomas More College chapel on the U of S campus in Saskatoon. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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