Monday, May 25, 2015

Deacons 'marked with an indelible sign'

Archbishop Miller ordains four deacons in Holy Rosary Cathedral
Deacons Larry Lynn (left), Mark McGuckin, Davide Lanzani, and Lucio Choi approach the altar in Holy Rosary Cathedral May 15. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Four men now have a holy mission which is an "inestimable gift of divine grace," Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, said. "They will be marked with an indelible sign" as they spread the Lord's message. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

U.S. priests ask synod to stand firm on Church teaching
Italian Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, the prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, talks with the Pope in this October 2014 file photo after the concluding session of the first Synod of Bishops on the family. Priests are now giving input about the second family synod. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Nearly 1,000 United States priests made their own a petition to the fathers of the upcoming Synod, originally made public and signed by nearly 500 English priests. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

St. Joseph provides model for fatherhood: Michael D. O'Brien
Painter and Author Michael D. O'Brien delivered the annual De LaSalle Lecture to the Catholic Teachers' Guild of Ottawa May 19. Deborah Gyapong / (CCN).
Author and painter Michael D. O'Brien says when as a young man he had no role model of a good Catholic man, the Holy Spirit directed him to focus on St. Joseph as a guide. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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