Thursday, August 21, 2014

Evangelization program aims to revitalize parishes

Project Timothy leaders to use Catholic Christian Outreach materials for 'spiritual multiplication'
Potential group leaders for Project Timothy, a grass-roots program, gather outside St. Mary's Church in Vancouver. Kyle Neilson, director of evangelization (far right) said groups of four to six will learn to spread the faith at parishes this fall. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
The key to the Gospel-style leadership of Project Timothy is simplicity. The project "gives a simple, effective message," said Amber Zolc, a Catholic Christian Outreach leader at UBC. "You don't need a theological degree and a lot of training" to be a leader. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Prayer a stronghold in life, death, of Catholic American journalist
American journalist James Foley, who was kidnapped by gunmen in November 2012 in Idlib, Syria, is pictured in an undated photo. Foley, a freelance war correspondent from New Hampshire, and a Marquette University alumnus, was killed by the Islamic State militant group. CNS photo / Nicole Tung, courtesy GlobalPost via EPA.
Prayer not only served as a source of strength for Catholic journalist James Foley, who was allegedly killed by militant Islamic State forces, but is now a foundation for his family and community. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Majority of doctors continue to oppose euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide
Family members watch over a man the day before his death from natural causes. CNS photo / Nancy Phelan Wiechec.
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) says the majority of its members continues to support its policies against euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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