Monday, May 12, 2014

Archdiocese opens Redemptoris Mater seminary

Six Neocatechumenal Way members come to Vancouver for education and formation opportunities
Father Joseph Nguyen, vocations director of the Archdiocese of Vancouver (left) and Father Vittorio Scomparin pose at Domus Galilaeae, a Neocatechumenal Way centre in Israel, in April. Photo submitted.
At the Archbishop's Dinner in October, Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, announced his intention of setting up a new seminary in Vancouver. His dream is now reality: Redemptoris Mater (Mother of the Redeemer) Seminary has been temporarily established in Blessed Sacrament Parish with six seminarians. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

New film illuminates Catholic view on same-sex attraction
A woman opposed to same-sex marriage holds a placard outside the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh in February. CNS photo / Russell Cheyne, Reuters.
Catholics with same-sex attraction talk about their personal struggles and the comfort they find in Church teaching in a new documentary that shows Christian love as the "third way" in controversies about homosexuality. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Former abortion provider reveals money-making motivation behind industry
Carol Everett, a former abortion provider in Texas, is founder of the Heidi Group, a network of that helps pregnant women make life affirming choices. Deborah Gyapong / (CCN).
Carol Everett operated four abortion clinics in Texas from 1977-1983 until an encounter with Jesus Christ turned her into a pro-life advocate. "I sold abortions," Everett told the annual Rose Dinner May 8 following the National March for Life. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Leave a comment about this post.

Rules for commenting

Posts and comments to The Busy Catholic must be marked by Christian charity and respect for the truth. They should be on topic and presume the good will of other contributors. Discussion should take place primarily from a faith perspective. We reserve the right to end discussion on any topic any time we feel the discussion is no longer productive.