Banner
Advertise with us

Ottawa student overcoming odds with fundraising campaign

DEBRA Canada raises money to support those like Pitre suffering from epidermolysis bullosa By Evan Boudreau The Cathol

Speed-dating model tried at Vocations Fair

Groups of three or four took five minutes or so at each display By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Organizers of a voc

Downtown exodus offers flashback to fabulous '50s

The archdiocese made a snap decision in 1957 to purchase the Northern Electric building By Alistair Burns The B.C. Cat

40 DAYS FOR LIFE

Many to fast for the unborn By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Vancouver 40 Days for Life director

Ambassador settles in to new role in Rome

Dennis Savoie never thought the role was in the cards for him By Deborah Gyapong OTTAWA (CCN) Dennis Savoie will ne

Ukraine, poverty, G7 discussed by Pope, German chancellor

Angela Merkel helped negotiate the latest cease-fire agreement in Ukraine VATICAN CITY Catholic News Agency The ong

Local

Good Shepherd faithful pray nonstop for 10 years

Monday, 23 February 2015
South Surrey church has a vibrant community, thanks to perpetual adoration, parishioner says By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic SURREY Caption: A woman prays in the adoration chapel at Good Shepherd Church Feb. 8, during...
Read more...

Archbishop erects new seminary

Sunday, 22 February 2015
Studies will include Mandarin By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Catholic officials hold a news conference in Washington in October 2014 to discuss initiatives connected with observing the Year of Consecrated Life in...
Read more...

Father Thomas Merton still inspires Christians

Saturday, 21 February 2015
Scholars, devotees gather at Regent College to honour monk, poet, and activist born 100 years ago By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Caption: Trappist Father Thomas Merton, one of the most influential Catholic authors...
Read more...

Op-Ed

Tome collects St. John Paul II's remarks on women

- Monday, 23 February 2015

Tome collects St. John Paul II's remarks on women BY C.S. MORRISSEY Pope John Paul II Speaks on Women Edited by Brooke Williams Deely, Ph.D. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2014 Pope John Paul II Speaks on Women is published by Catholic University of America Press. Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, says “with freshness and originality” Brooke Williams Deely “opens the reader to the radical body of work that comprises Pope St. John Paul II's theology of women.” One of the major achievements of the papacy of Pope St. John Paul II was his remarkable way of speaking about women and of what he called “the feminine genius.” But until now,...
Read more...


Arrogance ill-placed in assisted-suicide debate

- Monday, 23 February 2015

Faith is not a weapon to be used in an argument By Jenna McDonald When Christians pound out arguments against physician-assisted suicide on social media, they should take care to avoid arrogance, Jenna McDonald writes. (Photo illustration by Marie Sarabia) In allowing physicians to kill those who want to die, the Supreme Court of Canada has inadvertently pitted secularists against Catholics and other religious people. Religious critics are out in full force, blaming Christians for not being compassionate again. We like making innocent people suffer, and we are...
Read more...



Canadian

Consecrated life a witness that shows the Church is attractive, says priest

Wednesday, 25 February 2015
Father Denis Lemieux is a blogger and author of 'The I-Choice' and 'Going Home' By Deborah GyapongFather Denis Lemieux, a Madonna House priest, is the author of The I-Choice and Going Home. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).Father Denis Lemieux, a Madonna House priest, is the author of The I-Choice and Going Home....
Read more...

Supreme Court ruling repeats original sin, archbishop says

Tuesday, 24 February 2015
In Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve 'surrendered to a lie' By Glen ArganArchbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton, Alta., shown in October 2010, when he was elected the president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops. CNS photo / Nancy Wiechec.Archbishop Richard Smith of Edmonton, Alta., shown in October 2010, when he was elected the president of the Canadian...
Read more...

Journeying with a friend to death can be life-giving

Monday, 23 February 2015
Talk on Understanding a Good Death in the Catholic Context explains all By Lasha MorningstarJo-Anne Paquette. Photo by Lasha Morningstar, Western Catholic Reporter (CCN).Jo-Anne Paquette. Photo by Lasha Morningstar, Western Catholic Reporter (CCN). Western Catholic Reporter EDMONTON (CCN) Jo-Anne Paquette's three-month journey with Martha...
Read more...

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:...
Read more...

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...
Read more...

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?...
Read more...

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,...
Read more...

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...
Read more...

Banner

 

Banner

 

Multimedia

Salt and Light Webcast
  
  Courtesy of Salt & Light Television



Click image to watch Video
Medieval Gem - UBC acquires papal bull

Click image to watch Video
Paul Goo's Diaconate Ordination

Click image to watch Video
Thank You John Paul II

 


 

 

150 Robson Street Vancouver BC V6B 2A7 Phone: 604 683 0281 Fax: 604 683 8117
© The B.C. Catholic

Informing Catholics in Canada since 1931