Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Retired skippers reflect on fishing and faith

Croatian emigre Marigo Carr displayed icon of Our Lady, palm branch, on his vessel
John Brajcich first cast nets alongside his father in 1947. He recalled a time when thousands of men and women worked in dozens of canneries in the Lower Mainland and on Vancouver Island. Photo submitted.
Faith guides people in a variety of different ways. For two retired Catholic fishermen, public displays of their faith were part of their quest to catch salmon, herring, and halibut.
For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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