Thursday, April 17, 2014

Hockey talent passed on NHL to don Roman collar

Father David Bauer, CSB, created 'ecumenical councils of friendship' through years of coaching
Bob Hindmarch, the Canadian national team's general manager (left) and Father David Bauer examine Soviet skate-sharpening methods. If a Canadian player blasphemed, Hindmarch remembered, Father Bauer would quip: "I'll do the praying: you just play hockey." UBC Athletics Archives.
As the Stanley Cup playoffs loom, only one Canadian team, the Montreal Canadiens, seems to be poised to skate in the post-season. Many Canuck fans will have to be content with Team Canada's hockey victory in Sochi a month and a half ago. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis: kiss the crucifix, kiss the wounds of Jesus
A woman holds a British flag with the words "Team GB" as Pope Francis leads his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 16. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
In his general audience address Pope Francis spoke on the meaning of suffering and evil, explaining that it is a mystery which finds its answer in the passion and death of Jesus, Who endured it for each of us. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Euthanasia battle revives in Quebec despite election
This is the cover of "Hippocratic, Religious and Secular Medical Ethics: The Points of Conflict" by Robert M. Veatch. Many commentators say this sort of guide is being totally ignored by modern medicine. CNS.
Forces opposed to euthanasia in Quebec have expressed disappointment newly-elected Premier Philippe Couillard intends to press ahead with euthanasia legislation. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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