Monday, March 9, 2015

Students brainstorm for a kinder world

Like the Amazing Spider-Man, 120 youth learn that effective leadership requires responsible actions
Pupils from 14 Catholic schools gather in the St. Helen's Elementary gym during the first Student Council and Leadership Conference. "Give student leaders boldness to defend the weak and hurting," they prayed. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
A dynamic duo of educators at St. Helen's Elementary School saw their initiative become reality when 120 pupils gathered to learn how to be faithful stewards. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Alabama Supreme Court orders halt on 'gay marriage' licences
People wave banners as they demonstrate against France's planned legalization of same-sex marriage in Paris in 2013. Heads of Catholic bishops' conferences in France and Spain warned that the promotion of gay marriage could threaten social peace. CNS photo / Benoit Tessier, Reuters.
The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday night halted the illegal distribution of marriage licences to people of the same sex, setting up a potential constitutional conflict with a federal judge who imposed "gay marriage" on the state. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Catholics line up for Day of Confessions
Pope Benedict XVI sits in a temporary confessional as he offers the sacrament of reconciliation at World Youth Day in Madrid in 2011. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters.
Doors of the Edmonton Archdiocese's Catholic churches opened all day Feb. 24, some even into the evening, to invite people in to partake of the sacrament of reconciliation. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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