Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Carmelites inaugurate new monastery

St. Teresa of Avila's 500th birthday marks the start of new era for the community
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, donor Helen Chua Tiampo, and Fathers Rudolf D'Souza, OCD, and Archibald Gonsalves, OCD, rejoice after cutting the ribbon to mark the opening of Little Flower Monastery in Deroche, on the east side of Mission, Oct. 15. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
As Carmelites around the world celebrated the 500th anniversary of St. Teresa of Avila's birth, local members had even more reason to rejoice. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Pope Francis grieves loss of life in Afghanistan-Pakistan quake
Rescue workers in Peshawar, Pakistan, carry a man injured during an earthquake centred in Afghanistan Oct. 26. CNS photo / Fayaz Aziz, Reuters.
After a massive earthquake rocked Pakistan and Afghanistan Oct. 26 killing hundreds, Pope Francis voiced his sorrow and solidarity for victims and their families, assuring them of his prayers. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Ottawa prelate invites faithful to participate in Year of Mercy

Archbishop Terrence Prendergast, SJ, of Ottawa is pictured during an interview in Turin, Italy, in April 2010. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Ottawa's archbishop will invite the faithful to perform corporal and spiritual works of mercy during the Jubilee Year of Mercy commencing Dec. 8. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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