Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Archdiocese chooses secondary patron

St. John Paul II is the only canonized saint to visit Vancouver
The Consul General of Poland in Vancouver Krzysztof Olendzki (right), his wife, and John Paul II statue committee members pose before the statue Oct. 16. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
The Vatican has made it official: St. John Paul II is now the secondary patron saint of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Study after study finds kids do best with married parents, researcher says
Pope Francis greets newly married couples during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Sept. 30. The pope said everyone has a guardian angel who advises and guides them throughout life. CNS photo / L'Osservatore Romano.
Three new pieces of scholarship released in recent weeks suggest that children do best with married parents and are more likely to face a host of challenges in other situations. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Sisters end vigil for social justice
Sister Pauline Lally, SP, gives an interview during a closing rally Sept. 17, the day before their final Friday vigil. Courtesy of the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul.
A group of sisters who have ended a 20-year vigil for social justice hoped their concerns would stay in the spotlight during the federal election campaign. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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