Thursday, August 27, 2015

Seminar to study Gospel of St. John

Father Jim Nisbet to lecture at Holy Trinity Church
A local seminar by Father Jim Nisbet, a retired diocesan priest from California, will assist lay Catholics to better understand the Gospel according to St. John. The Centre for Catholic Bible Studies will host the three-day seminar Sept. 11-13 at Holy Trinity Church in North Vancouver.  For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

'Teach your children to pray!' Pope tells parents
Pope Francis holds a sports ball that was given to him as he arrives for his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square Aug. 26. CNS photo / Ettore Ferrari, EPA.
Pope Francis continued his weekly catecheses on the family Aug. 26, stressing the importance of teaching children how to show love for God through prayer. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Program helps train aboriginal pastoral leaders
John "Cle-Alls" Kelly and his wife Darlene Gilson, representing Kateri Native Ministries, with Tom Dearhouse (right) of the Kahnawake Mohawk Reserve, who was among 24 graduates of the Indigenous Pastoral Ministry Leadership Program. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
The Indigenous Pastoral Ministry Leadership Program offered certificates to 24 graduates Aug. 20, after preparing them for Catholic pastoral ministry among aboriginal peoples. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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