Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Korean nuns encourage converts to Catholicism

Sister Theresa Kim says she fell in love with God at first sight, then discerned His will over three years
Caption: Sisters Theresa Kim (left), Agnes Park, and Maria Park of St. Paul de Chartes, in St. Andrew Kim Church in Surrey. The three religious teach anywhere from 60 to 100 people in catechism classes, guide a large youth group, and train altar servers. "God is guiding us into His plan," declared Sister Agnes Park. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
A trio of grey-clad nuns from a French order has imparted divine wisdom to their 60 catechism students: a desire to delve into Catholicism 101. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Patrick: the saint who knew what it was like to be a slave
This stained-glass window depicting St. Patrick is in the chapel at the pastoral centre of the Diocese of Rochester, N.Y. CNS photo / Mike Crupi, Catholic Courier.
Many know that St. Patrick, bishop and missionary to Ireland, was once a slave, but few know of his heartfelt plea on behalf of girls and boys abducted into slavery. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Niqab debate ignites Ottawa and divides Catholic opinion
Iain Benson made arguments before the Supreme Court in a religious liberty case involving Catholic parents. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
A debate over the niqab, a face-veil worn by some Muslim women, which was ignited in Ottawa the week of March 9, has prompted some differences of opinion among Catholics and Muslims. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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