Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Ministry coordinator carries on her sister's legacy

Paulina Weslowski strives to reach out to 500 temporary farm workers in Langley Township
Paulina Weslowski (front row, left) poses with farm workers and friends at a Christmas dinner for migrants. She took up the ministry at St. Joseph's Church in Langley in 2012 after her sister Grace Rees, who pioneered the program, died of cancer. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
The migrant ministry coordinator at St. Joseph's Church in Langley says she does it all for her sister. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Anti-Christian harassment a global problem
An Israeli man inspects a Greek Orthodox seminary in Jerusalem in February after a fire damaged the facility and anti-Christian graffiti was found at the scene of what Israeli police said could be a hate crime. CNS photo / Ammar Awad, Reuters.
Christian groups lead the world in a sobering statistic: they suffer harassment in more countries than any other religious group. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Lenten fast calls us to serve others
Suheir Saliba, left, who is Catholic, eats cheese products to break the Lenten fast with her husband's Greek Orthodox family on Easter in Jifna, West Bank, in April. Christian families in the Holy Land often have members of several different religious de nominations. CNS photo / Debbie Hill.
Fasting is an essential part of Lent. To many, fasting means giving up some delicious treat. Maybe it is chocolate. Wine before dinner. Something we find yummy. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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