It has been a big week in the church: the Jubilee for Mercy officially started, holy doors and doors of mercy opened around the world, and we’re gearing up for the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Here is just some of what has been going on across the country this week:
Vancouver has 16 permanent deacons as of December 8. The 16 men are the product of the archdiocese first ever permanent deaconate program. Here are a few photos from the moving ordination ceremony
Alberta has enjoyed incredibly low unemployment rates and general prosperity, but in an unmistakable sign that time are changing, food banks are seeing surging numbers of people looking for help to put food on their table.
Keynote Address to The National Organization for Continuing Education of Roman Catholic Clergy 2017 NOCERCC Convention Oblate Renewal Center – San Antonio, Texas Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB CEO, Salt and ...read more
One of the defining celebrations of the 2016 Jubilee Year of Mercy was the canonization of Mother Teresa. Beloved around the world by believers and non-believers alike, her relentless care for the poo ...read more
The Vatican announced the themes for the next World Youth Days to culminate at the International World Youth Day in Panama in 2019. They are taken from the Gospel of Luke and are inspired by the three ...read more
Away from the limelight, Pope Francis spent one Friday a month, over the course of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, putting into practice the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. Locations were never anno ...read more
At 10:00 this morning, the Solemnity of Christ the King, in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis celebrated the closing Mass of the Holy Year of Mercy, with the new Cardinals, with the College of Ca ...read more
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