Monday, January 18, 2016

Knights prepare squires

Youth trained to be leaders of tomorrow
The Squires and Squirettes attend an annual camping trip last August at Allouette Lake. The group focused on team building skills and spiritual growth at the camp. Julie Kawasaki / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
The "spirit of Knights of Columbus charity" is an important lesson for the youth of today, writes supreme knight Carl Anderson. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

France might not have any Jews in the future
French religious leaders meet with government officials in July 2014 to discuss anti-Jewish violence in Paris. Pictured from left are Pontoise Archbishop Stanislas Lalanne; Dalil Boubakeur, rector of the Great Mosque of Paris; French President Francois Hollande; French Prime Minister Manuel Valls; and Joel Mergui, president of France's Jewish Central Consistory. CNS photo / Philippe Wojazer, Reuters.
An increasingly violent wave of anti-Semitic words and acts in France threatens the very existence of Jewish communities there, one human rights advocacy group warned in a new report. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Vespers close centennial year in Winnipeg
The centennial Icon of the Holy Family, created to commemorate the Jubilee Centennial of the Archdiocese of Winnipeg, is carried through St. Mary's Cathedral, where it was placed on permanent display Dec. 4, 2015, during the evening prayer service ending the centennial year. James Buchok / Prairie Messenger (CCN).
The Jubilee Centennial Year of the Archdiocese of Winnipeg came to a close Dec. 4, in the first week of Advent as the new Catholic church year began. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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