Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Ukrainian Catholics rejoice together

New Westminster eparchy to mark 40th anniversary
Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk (left) poses with Edward Shawchuk and Eparch Ken Nowakowski of New Westminster on the occasion of Shawchuk receiving the Benemerenti Medal for his "exceptional service to the Church." Photo submitted to the BCC.
Ukrainian Catholics will flock to Vancouver June 21 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Eparchy of New Westminster. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Scott Hahn explores power of saints, angels, in modern life
Scott Hahn, a professor of theology and Scripture at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and the author of numerous Catholic books, in a 2010 photo. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Noted Catholic convert and author Dr. Scott Hahn published a new book May 27 exploring the biblical roots and modern-day interventions of the angels and saints. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Quebec Euthanasia Bill 52 could pass in early June
Quebec's Liberal Premier-elect Philippe Couillard smiles during a news conference at the legislative assembly in Quebec City April 8 after winning a majority. CNS photo / Mathieu Belanger, Reuters.
Quebec's legislative assembly is on track to vote in Belgium-style euthanasia early in June, putting the province on a collision course with the federal government. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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