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Advokate plans to open second pregnancy centre

Langley and Abbotsford pro-life groups join forces and reveal plans to expand their services By Agnieszka Krawczynski

Pope speaks at UN in Kenya

Without cooperation we don't move forward, Pontiff says NAIROBI, Kenya Catholic News Agency Caption: Pope Francis c

Restaurant to sponsor Syrian refugees

Staff donate their tips to help a family By Thandiwe Konguavi Western Catholic Reporter (CCN) Caption: Highlevel Di

Speaker looks at what makes us 'click'

Vicki Thorn, founder of Project Rachel, explains complexities of male-female biochemistry By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholi

Giving Tuesday arrives

Day promotes charitable giving and volunteering By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Black Friday has become


St. Thomas Aquinas deeply influenced Western thought

Friday, 27 November 2015
Saint is everywhere, with even a high school named after him By J.P. Sonnen Special to The B.C. Catholic St. Thomas Aquinas has many admirers, young and old. I was always a fan, even...

School children bake to support refugees

Thursday, 26 November 2015
Goal was $500, but total came to $960.80 before matching by federal government By Josh Tng The B.C. Catholic Caption: Belle Kwan (left) and Cheryl Hu, students at St. Francis Xavier Elementary School, sell...

Prison volunteers bring mercy behind bars

Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Father Mako Watanabe, a prison chaplain, has seen convicts become converts By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic SURREY Caption: Father Mako Watanabe, a prison chaplain (right), stands with Archbishop Miller and ministry coordinators Maureen Donegan...


Pope Francis and The Hunger Games hunger after justice

- Saturday, 28 November 2015

Marcus Aurelius, Pope Francis, and The Hunger Games hunger after righteousness BY C.S. MORRISSEY The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 is a tale of how worldly political power uses both propaganda and rituals of violence to control a fractious populace, writes C.S. Morrissey. (Photo: Lionsgate) The cinematic conclusion to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 is surprising and refreshing. It doesn’t pander to teenage wish fulfillment or fantasy, as one might expect from a series of “young adult” novels. Instead, the saga’s conclusion gives a decidedly grown-up view of how imperfect the world is...

God fulfills our needs

- Monday, 23 November 2015

Flippant use of blessed needs to be replaced by the Gospel Jenna McDonald Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City (left) walks with Jesuit Father Sean Carroll in the Arizona desert. (Photo: Nancy Wiechec / CNS) What does it mean to be blessed ? We hear the word a lot this time of year, and unfortunately, it is often misused and overused. Commercials and social media will be saturated with pictures of tables full of turkey with all of the fixings; there will family...


WCR editor and wife make Camino pilgrimage

Sunday, 29 November 2015
Over 39 days, couple walked about 850 kilometres By Glen Argan Western Catholic Reporter (CCN) Caption: Western Catholic Reporter editor Glen Argan and his wife Nora Parker walk the Camino de Santiago near Pamplona,...

Haitian earthquake a life-changer for Whitehorse lady

Saturday, 28 November 2015
She couldn't believe what she saw when she visited an orphanage By Jean Ko Din The Catholic Register TORONTO Caption: Morgan Wienberg lives in Haiti full-time, working to give Haitian children the support for a...

Thornhill parish beacon of hope for Mideast refugees

Friday, 27 November 2015
Many cross Syria-Lebanon border at night with very few possessions By Jean Ko Din The Catholic Register Thornhill, Ont. (CCN) Caption: Rami Kaai, third from left, leads a team of volunteers at Thornhill's Jesus the...


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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