Monday, June 22, 2015

Opus Dei offers chances for men to bond through prayer

for monday

Confessions, adoration, talks, at three churches
Jose Ignacio Ureta Wilson, centre, whose medical miracle is credited to the intercession of Blessed Alvaro del Portillo, carries relics during his beatification ceremony in Madrid in September 2014. Tens of thousands of people attended the beatification Mass for the former Opus Dei leader, who died in 1994. CNS photo / Susana Vera, Reuters.
Men are gathering on three occasions each month at three churches for quiet reflection and to experience the Lord's healing touch through confession. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Mass shooting in South Carolina kills nine
A small prayer circle forms nearby where police responded to a shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., June 17. CNS photo / Randall Hill, Reuters.
A mass shooting at a historic African-American church in Charleston, S.C., drew prayers and sympathy from the state's Catholics, aghast at the horror of the crime, which may have had racial motivations. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Conscience Motion 590 passes House
Lawmakers in Utah pass a landmark anti-discrimination bill in March which also protects religious freedom. Canada's House of Commons is taking similar action. CNS photo / Jim Urquhart, Reuters.
Members of Parliament voted June 17 massively in favour of Motion 590 that called for the House of Commons to approve free votes on matters of conscience such as abortion and euthanasia. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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