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Bloodied relic speaks of an attack, but also of a solid faith

St. John Paul II was shot just after attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan By J.P. Sonnen Special to The B.C. Catho

I can forgive an abuser, but understand those who can't, Pope says

'We must forgive, because we were all forgiven': Pontiff By Ann Schneible VATICAN CITY (CNA) Caption: Pope Francis

Sulpicians reinvigorate Edmonton seminary

The organization is not a religious order, but a society of apostolic life dedicated to formation of priests By Ramon G

Urban missionaries want Catholics back

Legion of Mary spreads the Good News in door-to-door campaign By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic A long road filled with

Christian colleges go 'beyond education': presidents

Faith formation promotes the good of society, argue heads of St. Mark's, Corpus Christi, and Regent By Agnieszka Krawcz


Doctors say dying patients need care, not suicide

Saturday, 03 October 2015
Physician Jose Pereira finds last months of life give chance to recall life well lived, repair family ties By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic COQUITLAM Caption: Dr. Jose Pereira (right) listens to a concerned audience...

Religious festival enjoyed by many

Friday, 02 October 2015
Orders hold vocations fair By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Caption: Sister Mary Jacinta Li, left, speaks to a participant at the first vocations fair in the archdiocese. Josh Tng / The B.C. Catholic. Many...

Langley parish opens part two of its three-phase plan

Thursday, 01 October 2015
New parish centre blessed by Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, Sept. 20 By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic LANGLEY Caption: Father Edwin Kulling, pastor of St. Nicholas Parish, and Archbishop Miller say a prayer before...


Scholars open portal to lost world of Genesis

- Monday, 05 October 2015

Scholars open portal to lost world of Genesis BY C.S. MORRISSEY The future Pope Benedict XVI, Father Joseph Ratzinger, wrote in 1973: Faith declares no more about the first man than it does about each one of us, and, conversely, it declares no less about us than it does about the first man. (Photo: Pope Benedict XVI, writing in 1973 when he was Father Joseph Ratzinger, produced an important essay called “Creation: Belief in Creation and the Theory of Evolution,” available in English in Credo for Today: What Christians Believe (Ignatius Press, 2009). In that essay, he observes “today, perhaps, we can understand better what the Christian...

Parents as Primary Evangelists and Catechists

- Friday, 02 October 2015

10 tips for evangelizing your children By Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB Pope Francis gives his homily during Mass at the close of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia Sept. 27. (Photo: Lisa Johnston / St. Louis Review / CNS) This is the text of a speech given Sept. 23 as part of the World meeting of Families. Reverend Fathers and Deacons, Brothers and Sisters, Ladies and Gentlemen: Introduction Thank you for your kind and generous introduction. It is a great blessing for us to be here in the City of Brotherly Love for...


St. Philip Neri holds refugee fundraiser

Monday, 05 October 2015
Hundreds attend dinner and silent auction By Kiply Lukan Yaworski Prairie Messenger SASKATOON (CCN) Caption: Syrian refugees Maral and Kevork Kasarjian, who arrived in Saskatoon Sept. 17 with their five children, were special guests at...

Church leaders and organizations demand action on refugees

Sunday, 04 October 2015
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, of Vancouver writes to his flock By Michael Swan (CCN) The Catholic Register Caption: Syriac Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan celebrates the Divine Liturgy at St. Toma Syriac Catholic...

Ottawa Catholics gather to hear how they can help refugees

Saturday, 03 October 2015
Some parishes have already been involved in sponsoring one or more families By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Caption: About 40 people from parishes across the Ottawa archdiocese attended an information session on refugee sponsorship...


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:...

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...

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?...


Estate Planning

- Friday, 25 September 2015

Universities, medical foundations, and social agencies around the world have a long history in donor engagement, strategic fundraising, and planned giving. As such, they have much to teach the Church about how to do fundraising. But the one thing that we cannot learn, borrow, or adapt from this philanthropic community is motivation. Download the Estate Planning Special Section






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