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Mercado Chiriyacu By Jeanette McDermott, Mission Partner, Province of Mid-North America

cenitTESTIMONY - Delegates to ICA traveled to local ministries to experience how Good Shepherd Sisters are ministering to the poor and marginalized people of Quito, Ecuador. We were allowed to choose one ministry to visit from among five choices. I chose to experience the municipal outdoor marketplace Mercado Chiriyacu, where indigenous Ecuadoreans try to eke out a living...

 

JPIC Newsbrief, September 2014

JPIC - Editorial: Persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq. “The news coming from Iraq seem incredible and leaves us all in dismay: Thousands of people, including many Christians, driven from their homes in a brutal manner; children dying of thirst and hunger during their escape; women seized; people...

 

Guild to support Catholic vocation

EDUCATION - Catholic educators in Durham Region now have a guild to call their own. Earlier this month the Catholic Teachers’ Guild of Durham, a local branch of the Federation of Catholic Teachers’ Guilds in Canada, held its first official meeting with a dozen core members. Its inaugural public event will be held at St. Leo the Great...

 

"I say no to euthanasia"

REFLECTION - Oncologist Catherine Dopchie reflects on the meaning of life and death... The pro-euthanasia front in Belgium opens up to Catholics. A debate was sparked-off by a book written by Corinne Van Oost, titled "Catholic doctor, I practice euthanasia". The book is similar to a confession in which the Belgian doctor - who dedicated...

 

Young Malaysians appreciate retired nuns' contributions

NEWS 2014 - In line with the call by the local Church to reach out, the Basic Ecclesial Communities (BEC) in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur visited retired nuns. 39 members of BECs of St Jude and St Ignatius of Loyola from the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Jalan Peel recently visited the Sisters of the Infant Jesus in Cheras...

 

145th Salesian Missionary Expedition

NEWS 2014 - On Sunday, 28 September, the missionaries of the 145th Salesian Missionary Expedition will receive the missionary cross from the Rector Major, Fr Ángel Fernández Artime. Later, they will set out from Valdocco, the centre of the Salesian world, to go all over the world to educate and evangelize...

 

Religious leaders on Climate, Faith and Hope for a common future

planetbepreviewJUSTICE AND PEACE - Over 120 world leaders convene for the United Nations Climate Change Summit on Tuesday aimed at galvanizing political will for a new global climate treaty by the end of 2015. The New York Summit was convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as part of a global effort to mobilize action and ambition on climate change...

 

Sister to sister: Christians in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon

Inside the dispensary previewTESTIMONY - True to form, woman religious in the Mideast are responding to the crisis in Iraq and focusing on the long term needs. A delegation from the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) visited Erbil September 2-5 to learn the reality of the Iraqi Christians and offer solidarity. Sr. Marie Claude Naddaf, Provincial Leader of Good Shepherd...

 

Euroframe meeting to Lourdes

Euroframe Lourdes 2014SPIRITUALITY - The Union of Friars Minor of Europe (UFME) every two years organizes a meeting of the Franciscan Youth of Europe in a significant place for the Christian faith and Franciscan spirituality. This year the Marian shrine of Lourdes was chosen, a place known throughout the world. So, at the end of August 25-29, about 300 young people, accompanied by some friars...

 

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