Thursday, November 19, 2015

Columbus Residence celebrates its 25th birthday

Knights council #1081 founded an organization to help house seniors; first residents came in 1990
Mary Nezil (left) stands with Archbishop Miller, Bernadette Battle, and Marisa Ku at the door to the boardroom named in honour of her late husband, Walter Nezil. Photo submitted.
A Knights of Columbus council is celebrating a quarter of a century of caring for seniors. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

When the pain is too great, we cling to God: Paris archbishop
A memorial at the Place de la Republique in Paris Nov. 15. CNS photo / Lucie Brousseau.
During Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral, the archbishop of Paris said that despite the uncertainty and grief surrounding the terrorist attacks in the city last week, God is the source of strength and hope. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Food bank use up, especially in Alberta
Katharine Schmidt, executive director of Food Banks Canada, said food bank use in Alberta has gone up a shocking 23 per cent in the last year.
This year's HungerCourt 2015 report reveals food bank use in Canada has risen for the second consecutive year and remains at near record levels. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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