Thursday, October 31, 2013

Archbishop to bestow papal awards

Benemerenti (to a well deserving person) medal recognizes long and exceptional service
Two recipients of the Benemerenti Medal, which is conferred on individuals who have given long and exceptional service to the Catholic Church, leave the altar during Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. Twelve people in the Vancouver archdiocese are now to receive this medal. CNS photo / Bob Roller.
Seventeen men and women of the Archdiocese of Vancouver will be recognized for their outstanding service to the Church. Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, will confer papal awards Nov. 24 at Holy Rosary Cathedral. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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