Thursday, March 5, 2015

Ukrainian Catholics welcome new priest to Prince George

Father Iurii Tychenok wants to set up a catechetical school, plans to listen carefully to his flock of 70
Seminarian Mykhailo Ozorovych (left), Maria Tychenok, her husband Father Iurii Tychenok, and their sons Yuriy and Sviatoslav, in Prince George Jan. 2. Photo submitted.
After six months without a resident priest, Prince George's Ukrainian Catholics welcomed a new pastor at the airport with traditional gifts of salt and bread. For full story
 see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope slams culture of waste
A Vatican policeman helps a young girl who strayed into a restricted area during Pope Francis' general audience in St. Peter's Square March 4. Also in the picture is a Swiss Guard. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
In his general audience Pope Francis condemned modern society for silently disposing of the elderly, saying that a civilization which views them only as burdensome is 'perverse' and ill. For full story  see The B.C. Catholic website.

French pro-lifer headlines COLF seminar
A nun and other pro-life activists demonstrate in front the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, in 2009. CNS photo / Vincent Kessler, Reuters.
An organizer of recent massive pro-family and pro-life demonstrations in France will headline the Catholic Organization for Life and Family's (COLF) annual seminar March 19-20. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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