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Catholic Physicians' Guild to meet

Doctors will discuss nutrition, breastfeeding By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic North Vancouver Caption: The Luc

March for Life 2015 unites 'pro-life generation'

Crowds estimated at more than 200 WASHINGTON D.C. Catholic News Agency "We are the pro-life generation! We are

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Leaders bond as they join in a service By Ramon Gonzalez Western Catholic Reporter EDMONTON (CCN) The encounter be

One Conference will unite local ministry leaders

Event has become an annual event By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Martha Fernandez-Sardina (righ

Pope Francis tells youth to embrace God's surprises

Pontiff comforts anguished street kids in Philippine capital Catholic News Agency During a youth meeting on the camp

Couples celebrate 70 years of marriage

One dad receives his First Communion with his son By Lasha Morningstar Western Catholic Reporter EDMONTON (CCN) Se

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Conference will empower B.C. educators

Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Catholic Educators' meeting to be held Feb. 12-13 By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic It's hard to be a Catholic teacher these days, according to psychologist and educator Robert Wicks. In recent years he's noticed...
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Growing ministry makes migrants feel welcome

Monday, 19 January 2015
Parish volunteers reach out to seasonal farmers, immigrants, and temporary foreign workers By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: A volunteer hands out Christmas gifts during a dinner for migrants at Our Lady of...
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New name, same office, says its coordinator

Sunday, 18 January 2015
'It's not the most crIeative name, but it's the term (used) by a lot of churches,' Sharon Goh says By Agnieszka Krawczynski Special to The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sharon Goh The archdiocese's abuse prevention ministry...
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Op-Ed

Saying 'I can't afford it' will save your spiritual life

- Saturday, 24 January 2015

Carefully invest your time, talent, and treasure By Jenna McDonald Spectators sit on boats as fireworks shower down from the Sydney Harbor Bridge to usher in the new year. New Year zeal usually fizzles out by February unless it is invested well, writes Jenna McDonald. (Photo: Jason Reed, Reuters / CNS) I can't afford it. These four words are the hardest for us to say, according to David Chilton, author of the popular Wealthy Barber books. Though he was speaking in a strictly financial sense, these words can pay dividends in the spiritual life as well. With the New Year comes an inflated...
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New Year's gift of music opens up wondrous world

- Saturday, 17 January 2015

New Year's gift of music opens up wondrous world BY C.S. MORRISSEY Dave Kerzner - New World: Deluxe Edition “God is love,” said Pope Francis in his Mass at Santa Marta dedicated to the victims of the terrorist attack in Paris. Francis prayed for God to change the hearts of “the cruel ones,” who have caused “so much cruelty, human cruelty.” The Pope pointed out that God’s love is not “soap...
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Canadian

Fear biggest obstacle to mutual recognition of human dignity in Middle East, prelate says

Thursday, 22 January 2015
Bishop Gendron takes part in annual visit to Holy Land By Deborah GyapongBishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Que., looks through a fence at the Cremisan Valley from the Salesian Sisters' convent in Beit Jalla, West Bank, Jan. 13. Bishop Gendron was part of the Holy Land Coordination visit for bishops from Europe and North America. CNS photo / Debbie Hill.Bishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Que., looks through a fence at the Cremisan Valley from the Salesian Sisters' convent in...
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Unitatis Redintegratio celebrates 50 years

Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Vatican II observers see hopeful signs for ecumenism under Pope Francis By Deborah GyapongPope Francis talks with Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, in Clementine Hall at the Vatican. CNS photo / Paul Haring.Pope Francis talks with Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, in Clementine Hall...
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Media-savvy order turns 100

Tuesday, 20 January 2015
Daughters of St. Paul will celebrate in Toronto Jan. 25 By Ruane RemyTwo Daughters of St. Paul look at a book on an e-reader at one of their 13 bookstores in North America. CNS photo / Nancy Wiechec.Two Daughters of St. Paul look at a book on an e-reader at one of their 13 bookstores in North...
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Sports

Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...
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B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Travis Lulay leaps into end zone on Catholicism, Popes, and how to be a role model (Caption: B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay tries to avoid Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Weldon Brown (#35) during...
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B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
Players, coaches tackle questions on prayer, competing for a higher cause By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic The final score is the only statistic that matters to most CFL fans. Did the Lions win?...
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Special

The Catholic Press & the Catholic Press Collection

- Friday, 23 January 2015

Stories of faith need a financial boost By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic There will be a second collection during Mass throughout the Archdiocese of Vancouver for the Catholic press. This annual collection helps offset parishs' costs of sending The B.C. Catholic newspaper to approximately 27,000 subscribers' homes. Every parish takes it up, and unlike most collections, this collection stays within the parish,...
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Building New Beginnings

- Friday, 23 January 2015

Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, breaks ground at the new location for the John Paul II Pastoral Centre Aug. 29, 2013.Archdiocesan offi ces to move south to Cambie area After a decade of conversations and long-term planning, the Archdiocese of Vancouver’s offices will soon move out of the downtown core and into a new building near Queen Elizabeth Park. “We’ve known for a long time that the building was no longer suitable for use as the administrative headquarters of the archdiocese,” said Paul...
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