Thursday, July 3, 2014

Students address CWL at convention

Women passed several resolutions, one on assisted reproduction
A woman holds a rosary June 27 during the annual Global Rosary Relay for Priests in the Crypt Church at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. Eighty-four shrines in 46 nations participated in the event, which too k place over a 24-hour period and was organized to pray and offer thanks to God for the priesthood and ask Mary to protect "all her priestly sons." CNS photo / Tyler Orsburn.
Over 200 women on fire for their Catholic faith gathered in Kamloops June 5-7 for the annual B.C. & Yukon Catholic Women's League Convention. For full story  see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Revenge only perpetuates violence, Jerusalem bishop observes
Women cry during the eulogy July 1 for Eyal Yifrach, one of three Israeli teens found dead in a West Bank field 18 days after they disappeared trying to hitchhike home. Israel blamed the Islamist movement Hamas and launched targeted airstrikes into the Gaza Strip. CNS photo / Abir Sultan, EPA.
In the wake of escalating tensions between Israel and Palestine after the murder of three Israeli teens, Bishop William Shomali has encouraged leaders to work for reconciliation rather than retaliation. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

New priest for Ottawa diocese
Father Matthew Chojna and Archbishop Terrence Prendergast after Chojna's ordination to the priesthood June 27. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.
Father Matthew Chojna, 33, says his faith began to grow when he ran into academic trouble in school and began asking God for help and bargaining with Him. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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