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Faithful prepare for Eucharistic Congress in Cebu

Mayor in the Philippines hopes Pope Francis will attend, asks city to prepare for massive crowds By Agnieszka Krawczyns

Nigerian bishop says rosary will bring down Boko Haram

Prelate says vision of Christ held out a sword which turned into beads By Alan Holdren Rome (CNA) Caption: A victim

Sex-ed opponents call for student strike

Parent group a coalition of Catholics and non-Catholics By Evan Boudreau The Catholic Register TORONTO (CCN) Capti

Dedicated stewards honoured at cathedral

Archdiocese gives first posthumous Stewardship Award to Lilia Ceres By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Capt

St. Paul's looks to future

Hospital anticipates 2022 move By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: St. Paul's Hospital, which was f

Local

Archbishop Raymond Roussin dies at 75

Friday, 24 April 2015
Former Vancouver archbishop remembered as courageous By Agnieszka Krawczynski Archbishop Roussin's official portrait. The Marianist archbishop who led the Archdiocese of Vancouver for five years died April 24 at the age of 75. Archbishop...
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Vancouver hospital chaplain witnesses miracles

Friday, 24 April 2015
Canossian Sister Cecilia Cham has spent nearly a quarter century serving the sick and dying By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sister Cecilia Cham, FdCC, started serving at Vancouver General Hospital April 23,...
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Lebanese Catholics venerate icon by local artist

Thursday, 23 April 2015
Iconographer Frank Turner took up the craft in 1980s, considers his work a spiritual struggle By Agnieszka Krawczynski PORT MOODY The B.C. Catholic Caption: Frank Turner spends four to six hours a day working in...
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Op-Ed

Knights follow path of charity, unity, fraternity

- Monday, 27 April 2015

New Knights of Columbus councils established in South Korea By Carl A. Anderson Supreme Knight Carl Anderson speaks to media. (Photo: Tom Tracy / CNS) This is an excerpt from a keynote address given in South Korea as part of the establishment of new Knights councils in that country. Today we have formally presented the charters for our two new councils in the Archdiocese of Seoul: St. Andrew Kim Taegon Council No. 16,000 and St. Paul...
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Pope Francis helps launch new #EndSlavery movement

- Monday, 27 April 2015

Pope Francis helps launch new #EndSlavery movement BY C.S. MORRISSEY The archdiocesan Office of Service and Justice screens an informative documentary that respects human dignity. The nature of the visual medium runs the risk of exploitation, and there are less edifying examples, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: Office of Service and Justice) We need “to avoid the temptation of transforming our faith into power,” said Pope Francis according to the Vatican Radio report of his April 20 homily. After Jesus multiplied the loaves and fishes, crowds sought him, the Pope noted, “not out of a sense of religious awe and adoration, but rather for their...
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Canadian

National youth ministry celebrates 20th birthday

Sunday, 26 April 2015
NET ministry teams travel the country helping initiate youth ministries By Jean Ko Din The Catholic Register (CCN) Caption: NET Ministries of Canada will participate in a thanksgiving Mass, a gala dinner, and a...
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Medical missionary tells Christian leaders of fight with Ebola

Saturday, 25 April 2015
He learned of the outbreak in March 2014 By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Dr. Kent Brantly, a medical missionary with Samaritan's Purse and an Ebola survivor. CNS photo / Joshua Roberts, Reuters. A medical...
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CNEWA Canada marks 10th anniversary

Friday, 24 April 2015
Event comes with urgent appeal for help for Iraq and Syria By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: Msgr. John Kozar, president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, and Bishop Lionel Gendron of Saint-Jean-Longueuil,...
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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

Canadian Council of Churches Letter to PM

- Friday, 10 April 2015

Dear Prime Minister Harper, Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ. With you and all Canadians we are deeply troubled by the rise of what has been called by several names: the Islamic State (IS), the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). This group has been responsible for brutal killings and kidnappings,...
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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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