Friday, December 4, 2015

Men's Hostel fills up quickly

Worker worries about running out of room

Frances Cabahug looks out at the weather during a visit to the JPII Pastoral Centre Nov. 13. One day earlier she had opened the extreme weather beds at the Catholic Charities Men's Hostel for the first time this season. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
 It's only the start of the extreme weather season, but one shelter is already filling up quickly. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Make the mercy jubilee a 'revolution of tenderness,' Pope urges
Pope Francis stands in front of the Holy Door in early April prior to the first vespers of Divine Mercy Sunday in St. Peter's Basilica. CNS photo / Andrea Solaro, Reuters pool.
In an interview by the official jubilee publication "Credere," the official website for the Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis expresses his intention that the year be an occasion to encounter God's tenderness in a world rife with cruelty and atrocities. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

New prelate for Whitehorse
Evan Boudreau / The Catholic Register / CCN. Bishop-designate Vila.
Growing up, Father Hector Vila never dreamed of visiting the Yukon, but now the Redemptoris Mater priest from Peru can't stop thinking about making his first trip to northern Canada. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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