Friday, November 20, 2015

Pottery teaches lessons in spirituality, sister says

Creative community of nuns at Queen of Peace Monastery produces pots, carvings, icons, books
Sister Mary Magdalen Coughlin, OP, makes clay pots in her studio at Queen of Peace Monastery. "It's like watching a little miracle take place," she said. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
A Dominican sister says she sees little miracles when she's clad in a work habit and sitting at a potter's wheel. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Cardinal Parolin speaks out on ISIS threats
Police stand guard outside the Bataclan music hall in Paris Nov. 16. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a Nov. 13 attack on the hall. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
In wake of Friday's violent terror attacks in Paris, the Vatican's Secretary of State said that while the small country is also on extremists' horizons, they won't let themselves be "paralyzed" by fear. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Bishop Bolen stresses dialogue in addressing mining concerns
Bishop Don Bolen of Saskatoon, the chairman of the CCCB's justice and peace commission, addresses a symposium on mining at Saint Paul University.
At the "Mining: We must talk" symposium in Ottawa on Nov. 19, Bishop Don Bolen of Saskatoon stressed the importance of dialogue in addressing problems Canadian companies cause in the global south. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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