Season of Vocation
Donation to UBC
Archbishop John Privett invites every member of the Diocese to a time of reflection and prayer, beginning in Pentecost, on the very personal matter of vocation. It begins with a simple question: “What are the gifts, talents and qualities God has blessed me with in my life?” And then follows a second question: “How am I offering those for the mission of God in the world?”
The Diocese of Kootenay has donated its refund from the Residential School Settlement fund to UBC to support a cultural safety curriculum addressing barriers facing indigenous people’s access to health care. Click on the picture to view the video (2:45)
CBC’s national news program, The World This Weekend, features a story by reporter Bob Keating. Four spiritual centres in south-eastern BC, including St. Saviour’s, Nelson, are committed to going carbon neutral by 2050 and they hope other public buildings follow suit. Click on the photo above for audio (1:33)
Our diocese is abundant with activities and celebrations. Click to learn more about our current news and upcoming events.
The five-year Together in Mission Campaign launched Sept. 21, 2014. Please keep the whole diocese in your prayers.