Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Handbook guides volunteers in challenging ministry

Information sessions help with difficulties of leading ministry to farm workers
Farm workers gather around Sacred Heart parishioner Rosario Musso (second from left), who unintentionally started an outreach to nearby farmers when two brothers (on her left and right) asked her to help them receive first Communion. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
It was probably foreigners working to support their families who picked the locally grown vegetables on your dinner table, said the director of migrant ministry in the archdiocese. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope condemns beheading of Egyptian Christians
Muslim scholars and leaders of Eastern churches attend the conference on terrorism and extremism in Cairo in December. Their worst fears have come true. CNS photo / Al Youm Al Saabi, Reuters.
On Sunday Pope Francis mourned the 21 Egyptian Christians beheaded by the Islamic State, calling them martyrs that "belong to all Christians." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CCCB issues synod questionnaire but will keep results private
Pope Francis greets speaks to an audience in St. Peter's Square about last October's extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family. There is to be an ordinary synod on the family next October. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) released a revised set of questions Feb. 10 for the upcoming synod on the family, but the consultations' results will stay private. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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