Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The fundamental things apply, as time goes by

Married couples mark golden anniversaries, give sage advice, and ballroom dance in Rosary Hall
Father Glenn Dion joins some of Canada's longest-married couples at Holy Rosary Cathedral May 12. From left: Isabel and Michael Tanaka (married 1965), unidentified couple, Mia and John Wong (1970), Aurora Santos (in pink shirt) and her husband Esmeraldo (not pictured, 1961), Margaretha (third from right) and Arie Smits (1968), and Andrea and Camilo Cruz (1963). Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Despite the high rates of divorce and separation in the Western world, over 400 years of wedded bliss was on display May 12 at Holy Rosary Cathedral as pastor Father Glenn Dion celebrated the 11 a.m. Mass. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Conservative MP Bev Shipley's Motion 382 affirming religious freedom as a part of foreign policy unanimously passed the House of Commons April 24. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Pope Francis asked those gathered for the Pentecost Vigil Mass at the Vatican to chant Christ's name instead of his own, highlighting his role as Christ's vicar on earth. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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