Monday, June 1, 2015

New priest enjoys 'happiest day of my life'

Father Paul Goo blesses hundreds in cathedral hall

Father Paul Goo is flanked by mother Anne (front row, third from left), sister Hansol, father Frank, and other family members. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
With a joyous grin, the Archdiocese of Vancouver's latest priest took a moment to ponder his first address to the faithful after being ordained. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Christian heritage site at risk of destruction
Ruins in Palmyra, Syria, seen May 19. It is nicknamed the "Bride of the Desert." Reuters / CNS.
Islamic State extremists captured Palmyra, a Syrian city dating from the first century, May 20. Academics and archaeologists are worried about the consequences. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Summer Institute organizers want parish renewal
Michael Hall of Catholic Christian Outreach poses with Michael Dopp, co-founder of Mission of the Redeemer Ministries at CCO headquarters in Ottawa, with pictures of CCO missionaries behind them. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Parish renewal is the key to the new evangelization, say organizers of the Summer Institute of New Evangelization (SINE), so this year it will provide speakers who have done it successfully. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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