Thursday, November 6, 2014

Epiphany Sacred Arts Guild exhibits members' work

Revelation-inspired calligraphy, massive crucifix, numerous icons draw the curious to St. Jude's
Patricia Ballard, a member of the Epiphany Sacred Arts Guild, with her icon of The Annunciation. She spent three years writing the icon, based on artwork she saw in a basilica in Assisi. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
On the patronal feast day of St. Jude's Parish, a striking icon of the saint of hopeless causes elicited a smile from an elementary student. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted

Pope: You make the Church 'sick' if you don't support your bishop
Cooks from the southern Italian region of Basilicata prepare to pose for a group photo after attending Pope Francis's general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Nov. 5. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
 During his weekly general audience Pope Francis said that a church which does not foster communion with the bishop is unhealthy.  For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.
CCCB issues document on ecumenism: 'A Church in Dialogue'
Pope Paul VI makes his way past bishops during a session of the Second Vatican Council in 1964. He led the Church from 1963 until his death in 1978. CNS file photo.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s Decree on Ecumenism, Canada’s bishops have issued “A Church in Dialogue: Towards the restoration of unity among Christians.” For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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