Friday, January 16, 2015

Staff recall history of John Paul II Pastoral Centre

Historic building on 15O Robson Street witnessed important moments, made film appearances
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, holds a meeting with more than 70 parish secretaries in the large meeting room Oct. 17, 2012. BCC file photo.
The headquarters of the archdiocese have stood in the midst of bustling business people, football enthusiasts, and panhandlers for more than 50 years. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis bids farewell to Sri Lanka; Philippines up next
Sri Lankan boys participate in the departure ceremony for Pope Francis at the international airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Jan. 15. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis departed from Sri Lanka for the Philippines Jan. 15 morning after an eventful trip to the island country. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Memorial Blanket a massive art installation
Dr. Blair Stonechild, a professor at the First Nations University of Canada, examines the Memorial Blanket put together by artist and master carver Carey Newman. Frank Flegel (Prairie Messenger).
"The most poignant artifact for me are the braids," said Dr. Shauneen Pete, as she explained the meaning of the Memorial Blanket art work set up along a wall in the University of Regina's Research and Innovation Centre Atrium. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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