Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Prelate urges preservation of 'humane social order'

Archbishop lifts up judges and lawyers against a 'ruthless secularism' slowly creeping into society
Archbishop Miller with Red Mass organizers. Back row: Father John Horgan (left), Leo Caffaro, Celso Boscariol, Robert Piasentin, Warren Smith. Front row: Barbara Dowding, Sergio Custodio, Hector MacKay-Dunn, Bruno De Vita, Rosemarie Wertschek. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Judges and lawyers were called to a wholly distinct kind of bar Jan. 16. Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, celebrated the third annual Red Mass for members of the B.C. legal community in Holy Rosary Cathedral. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.


Also newly posted:

Priest lauds temporary halt of Washington death penalty

Protesters calling for an end to the death penalty hold a banner before police arrest them outside the U.S. Supreme Court in 2007. CNS photo / Jason Reed, Reuters.
Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington state has issued a moratorium or temporary prohibition on executions, drawing praise from a priest who has written against the death penalty. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Young men discern priestly vocation

Alberto Menendez and Rafael Alvarenga. Chris Miller / Western Catholic Reporter.
Discerning young men are helped at the annual Come and See weekend by gaining a glimpse into the many aspects of life at St. Joseph Seminary. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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