Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Hearing a call: 'Just do it! Take a chance! Dive in!'

Committed religious provide a witness that makes Church attractive to non-Catholics, priest says
Father Denis Lemieux, a Madonna House priest, visited the Vancouver archdiocese in March and April. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.
Consecrated life provides a witness that makes the Church attractive, said a Madonna House priest. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Religious freedom could soon follow marriage to the courts
An opponent of same-sex marriage protests outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 18. CNS photo / Carlos Barria, Reuters.
A June 26 U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the traditional understanding of marriage may pose huge obstacles to the free exercise of religion and conscience across the U.S., the nation's bishops have said in response to the decision. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Parish nurse national convention held in Saskatoon
Nurse takes time from her working day to receives ashes on Ash Wednesday. CNS photo / Gregory A. Shemitz.
Ethnic Diversity as a Mirror of God's Creativity was explored June 11-14 during a national convention of the Canadian Association for Parish Nursing Ministry (CAPNM) held in Saskatoon. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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