Friday, November 13, 2015

Monks celebrate ordination of new priest

Father Caesarius Marple known as gentle, loving, and skilled in music
The new priest gives his blessing to all comers. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
The congregation was speckled with poppies as it celebrated the ordination of Father Caesarius Marple, OSB. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Eat with your family, not with your smartphone, Pope says
A family prays together before a meal. A family that watches TV or plays with smartphones rather than talk at the dinner table is "hardly a family," Pope Francis said. CNS photo / Karen Callaway, Catholic New World.
Pope Francis said the dinner table is a key place to strengthen family bonds and foster a sense of "togetherness," which can often be thwarted by an excess attachment to technology. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Discerning God's will when either choice is good can be difficult
Father Timothy Gallagher, OSV, gave a retreat on Ignatian discernment to about 150 people in Ottawa Nov. 4. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Discerning God's will when one choice is clearly immoral is easy, but discerning among good options can be helped by advice from St. Ignatius, Father Timothy Gallagher told a retreat in Ottawa Nov. 4. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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