Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Lieutenant governor calls adoption a 'wonderful journey'

Judith Guichon and her husband raised four adoptees
Traditionally, a lieutenant governor receives the media spotlight for a speech from the throne, or during ceremonial functions. For B.C.'s Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon, a rancher from the Nicola Valley, a press conference to highlight November as Adoption Awareness month was a revelation of her past. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope opens Year for Consecrated Life with call to joyful witness
Dominican Sister Marie Bernadette Thompson, council coordinator for the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious, discusses initiatives focused on bringing together men and women religious and families, particularly young adults, during a press conference. CNS photo / Tyler Orsburn.
At the opening of the Year for Consecrated Life, Pope Francis issued a challenge to consecrated men and women, inviting them to lives of courage, communion, and joy. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Nuncio exhorts religious to build vocations culture

Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi at the Pontifical Mass in Quebec City in September. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
As Pope Francis inaugurated the Year of Consecrated Life Nov. 30, Canada's Apostolic Nuncio exhorted religious to build a culture of vocations. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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