Thursday, January 29, 2015

Unique Lives tour tells special stories

Courageous Ugandan nun to sew hope
Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, a Sister of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Gulu, Uganda. She helps abused women to rebuild their lives "with sewing machines and needles." Photo submitted.
A religious heroine who has inspired her compatriots in a central African country will share her life story with Vancouverites Feb. 3. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

A society without fathers is a society of orphans, Pope Francis says
Pope Francis greets newly married couples during his general audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican Jan. 28. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
In his catechesis during his general audience, Pope Francis turned to the role of fathers, saying that they play an irreplaceable role in family life, and their absence leaves children prey to false idols. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Pallottine Fathers well known in Edmonton
Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton, Alberta, centre, is cheered by young people outside St. Mary's Cathedral in 2008. Pallottines have priests at St. Mary's Cathedral in Calgary. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Father Gottfried Seifert joined the Society of the Catholic Apostolate, better known as the Pallottine Fathers, in Germany in the early 1950s. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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