Monday, January 12, 2015

Different flocks to share pews

Annual eight-day event will bring together followers of Christ
Religious leaders meet with Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, after a Mass celebrating the ministry of Pope Francis in April 2013. People from many faiths will come together Jan. 18-25 for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. BCC File Photo.
A Catholic convert's crusade of prayer is expected to bring together church groups across the Lower Mainland for a week in January. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Cardinal wowed by vocation surge at Rome's American seminary
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, arrives in procession for the dedication of the new building at the Pontifical North American College in Rome Jan. 6. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's Secretary of State, voiced enthusiasm at seeing the high number of American seminarians studying in Rome, calling it a sign that vocations are on the rise. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Students reach out with knitting project
Grade 7 students from St. Luke Catholic School in Saskatoon tie scarves they made as part of a class project to a tree near Saskatoon Friendship Inn, for anyone who might need some extra warmth. Photo by Colleen Doepker.
Grade 7 students from St. Luke School in Saskatoon recently expanded a classroom knitting project to include those in need in the city's core neighbourhood. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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