Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Archbishop Miller opens holy door

Faithful fill cathedral for Mass at opening of Year of Mercy
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, kneels to pray immediately after opening the holy door at Holy Rosary Cathedral Dec. 13. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Hundreds gathered at Holy Rosary Cathedral for the dawn of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

What's destroying some Catholic marriages?
Newly married couple Anna and Kacper Matuszynski from Poland enjoy ice cream cones in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Of the countless Catholic couples who have come through Father T.G. Morrow's office in Washington, DC, for marriage counselling, two remain imprinted in the priest's mind. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Canada makes no special provisions for Syrian Christians facing genocide
Residents pray over a child's body prior to burial in Daraa, Syria. They said the death was caused by shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad. CNS photo / Wsam Almokdad, Reuters.
Despite calls from religious leaders to respond to a genocide of Christians in the Middle East, Canada is not making any extra provisions for Christian refugees from Syria. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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