Thursday, November 12, 2015

Lawyer from Assisi discovers Franciscan vocation

Young Italian travels to U.S.A. to seek English lessons, finds a calling to religious life
Sister Angela Marie Castellani, FSE, interacts with students at St. Mark's College. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
What began as the pursuit of English lessons has turned into a lifetime vocation for an Italian lawyer. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Magazine calls Our Lady a 'most powerful woman'
The Assumption of Mary is represented above an altar in the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary in Lourdes, France, in this 2014 photo. CNS photo / Gunther Simmermacher, The Southern Cross.
Our Lady. Blessed Mother. Virgin Mary. Queen of Peace. Theotokos. Handmaid of the Lord. Mother Mary. These are just some of the titles used to describe the young woman to whom an angel appeared some 2,000 years ago with the message that she would conceive and bear the Saviour of the World. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Vespers for religious held
Sisters of the Missionaries of Charity were among the more than 40 religious communities honoured at an evening prayer service Oct. 18 at St. Mary's Cathedral, in thanks for their long service to the Archdiocese of Winnipeg. James Buchok / Prairie Messenger (CCN).
The religious communities that have served the Archdiocese of Winnipeg over the past 100 years were honoured Oct. 18 with an evening prayer service at St. Mary's Cathedral in Winnipeg, and, by divine coincidence, while The Year of Consecrated Life continues to be observed. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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