Friday, October 2, 2015

Religious festival attracts many

Orders hold vocations fair
Sister Mary Jacinta Li, left, speaks to a participant at the first vocations fair in the archdiocese. Josh Tng / The B.C. Catholic.
Many gathered for the first vocations fair of the Archdiocese of Vancouver Sept. 20. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis visits Philadelphia inmates
Pope Francis blesses inmate Ron Cianci during a visit to the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Philadelphia Sept. 27. CNS photo / Todd Heisler, pool.
During his visit to a Philadelphia correctional facility this morning, Pope Francis said every person is marked and bruised by life, but Jesus washes away our sins and invites us to live a full life. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CCCB writes to Prime Minister on Israeli security wall
Retired Bishop Michael D. Pfeifer of San Angelo, Texas, stands in front of the Israeli separation wall near Jerusalem. CNS photo / Debbie Hill.
The president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has written the prime minister asking him to use his influence on Israel to prevent an unjust route for its security wall. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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