Friday, January 31, 2014

Two religious groups say goodbye to Lower Mainland

Archdiocese thanks sisters for 160 combined years of missionary & retreat work
Sister Cecilia Hong, MIC, (left), Sister Zenaide Correia, MIC, Sister Marie-Paule Sanfacon, MIC, Sister Monica Kaufer, RC, Sister Monette Ouellette, MIC, Sister Pam Falkowski, RC, and Sister Sylvia Dupuis, MIC, cut a cake as part of farewell celebrations in Rosary Hall Jan. 12. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
After 160 combined years of service to Vancouver, two religious congregations are packing up and moving to serve other cities. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Bishop sees movement away from 'culture of death' in Europe
People wave trademark pink, bluem and white flags during a protest march called "La Manif pour Tous" (Demonstration for All) against France's legalization of same-sex marriage in Paris in May 2013. CNS photo / Stephane Mahe, Reuters.
A series of recent pro-life and pro-marriage events show that Europe is reacting against the "culture of death," said Bishop Juan Antonio Reig Pla of Alcala de Henares in Spain. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Funds sought to aid pregnant women in conflict zones
Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, president of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Ministry, greets attendees at an international conference on women's health care and the dignity of motherhood sponsored by MaterCare International at the Vatican in 2011. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
MaterCare International has issued a code blue alert for pregnant women in conflict zones around the world. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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