Friday, May 13, 2011

You're Friared!

A whole new vocation for Friar Ducharme
Friar Pierre Ducharme, OMF

Friar Pierre Ducharme, OMF, will be ordained 10 a.m. this Saturday at Holy Rosary Cathedral.

He is currently a deacon and the vocations director for the Franciscans of Western Canada in Cochrane, Alta.

A graduate 2003 UBC in history and classics, Friar Ducharme is also an alumnus of St. Michael's Elementary and St. Thomas More Collegiate.

Watch for coverage of the ordination in an upcoming issue of The B.C. Catholic.

Also coming up this weekend is the blessing of the vocations monstrance to mark this year's celebration of Vocations Sunday. The blessing will take place during the 11 a.m. Mass at Holy Rosary.

The monstrance will visit every parish to promote adoration for vocations.

Holy Rosary is located at 646 Richards St. in downtown Vancouver.

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