Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Statues from Spain land in Gardens of Gethsemani

Our Lady of Perpetual Help and St. Andrew Kim join other saints in newly-renovated grounds
Stefan Vukovic of Stonemarks in Surrey watches as Our Lady of Perpetual Help is moved into place. Photo submitted.
Two statues crafted in Spain have come to rest on the grounds at the Gardens of Gethsemani. St. Andrew Kim and Our Lady of Perpetual Help are the newest saint statues at the Surrey cemetery. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis: married couples are an icon of God's love
Pope Francis gives a thumbs up as he leaves his general audience on the 9th anniversary of his predecessor's death. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
In his weekly general audience Pope Francis closed his catechesis on the sacraments by reflecting on the vocation of marriage, noting that the married couple is a unique example of divine love in the world. For full story  see The B.C. Catholic website.

Mint releases John Paul II coins to mark canonization

The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled gold and silver coins of Pope John Paul II March 27 in Saguenay, Que.; Mississauga, Ont.; and Warsaw, Poland; to mark the Pontiff's canonization April 28. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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