Monday, April 20, 2015

Talitha Koum members to gather and celebrate

Society holding a fundraiser so it can continue its work
An outsider visits prison inmates. Talitha Koum society is planning a fundraiser so it continue its work. CNS photo / Tanya Connor, The Catholic Free Press.
A non-denominational society that has consoled, counselled, and encouraged abused women, addicts, and former prisoners will mark its 15th anniversary in April. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Iraqi priests and nuns choose to stay
Kurdish "peshmerga" troops stand guard against Islamic State militants on the outskirts of the province of Ninevah, Iraq. CNS photo / Reuters.
"At night we often hear gunfire," said Father Steven, a priest in Alqosh, Iraq. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Newfoundland native to pronounce first vows
Sister Mary Phillips. Lasha Morningstar / Western Catholic Reporter / (CCN).
It has been a long journey with many side roads for Sister Mary Phillips to reach her destination with the Sisters of Providence of Montreal. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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