Friday, November 1, 2013

Vancouver welcomes its first native priest

Father Garry LaBoucane to serve two parishes in the Downtown Eastside
Native parishioners beat drums and sing around Father Garry LaBoucane, OMI, during his installation Mass Oct. 20. "Aboriginal people feel comfortable around him," commented assistant pastor Father Aloys Luken, OMI. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Sacred Heart Church and St. Paul's Parish in Vancouver have welcomed this archdiocese's first native priest. Father Garry LaBoucane, OMI, will lead the parishes that serve the Downtown Eastside: Sacred Heart as pastor; St. Paul's as administrator. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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