Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Catholics start new blood donor project

Vancouver archdiocese launches collaboration with Canadian Blood Services
Employees at the John Paul II Pastoral Centre of the Archdiocese of Vancouver find out their blood types during a lunch and learn event by Canadian Blood Services June 22. Lisa Dwan / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
Archdiocesan employees can support their community in a new way, thanks to a partnership with Canadian Blood Services. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope entrusts South America trip to Mary
A man shelters from the sun with an umbrella as Pope Francis leads the Angelus in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. CNS photo / Max Rossi, Reuters.
"To the maternal intercession of the Virgin Mary, whom the whole of Latin America venerates as patron by the title Our Lady of Guadalupe, I entrust the fruits of this unforgettable apostolic journey," Pope Francis said. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Knights replace deceased officer
Charles Russell. Photo contributed to Western Catholic Reporter (CCN).
The state board of the Alberta Knights of Columbus has appointed a former salesman from Calgary head of the 18,000-member organization. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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