Thursday, June 26, 2014

Summer events for youth include Searching in the Spirit

Teens and confirmands will have an opportunity to strengthen their faith
High school students participate in activities at Searching in the Spirit, a camp for the newly-confirmed. Erwin Fung / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
Days are warmer, school is out, and youth ministries are suggesting ways high school students can have fun while strengthening their faith. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

AP issues massive correction on Ireland child burial story
A mother plays with her 10-month-old son at a home for unwed mothers. CNS photo by Paul Haring.
The Associated Press has retracted key claims from its reports of an Irish Catholic home for unwed mothers supposedly burying hundreds of unbaptized infants in a septic tank. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

IMFC debunks myths on income splitting
Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty had people thinking the government might be rethinking its position on income splitting, shortly before his death April 10. It now appears the government will stand by its promise. CNS photo / Brendan McDermid, Reuters.
The Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC) has released a study June 25 debunking myths about income splitting as a way to provide tax relief for Canadian families. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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