Monday, July 14, 2014

Schools install seismic sensors

Teachers run drills to prepare for earthquakes
Carlos Ventura, director of UBC's Earthquake Engineering Research Facility, displays the sensor disc of a p-wave detector. It is placed in a case no larger than a coffee cup and buried. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
School is out, but while students enjoy a few months of freedom, their schools will be buzzing with the installation of brand-new seismic sensors. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Louisiana diocese insists cleric cannot break seal of confession
Pope Francis hears confession during a penitential liturgy in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican before Easter. Even the Pope may not reveal anything he hears in confession. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters.
After the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that a priest may have to testify about an alleged confession, the Diocese of Baton Rouge said that this demand "assaults" Church teaching and is unconstitutional. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Priests celebrate 25 years of ordination
Father Gary Father Lindenbach and Father Peter Father Pham celebrated their 25th anniversary of ordination together May 13 in Regina, where they serve in the same parishes. Frank Flegel / Prairie Messenger / CCN.
Two priests from vastly different backgrounds were ordained together May 12, 1989 and 25 years later, May 13, 2014, serving in the same parishes, celebrated 25 years of ordination. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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