Friday, September 6, 2013

Knights' 9-month pilgrimage honours Holy Mother

Silver rose passes through B.C. on continent-wide relay to Mexican basilica for feast of Our Lady
Monsignor Jerry Desmond (left) and Grand Knight Devon O'Toole admire a silver rose as it makes a stop in Kamloops July 14 on its way across North America. Four silver roses are currently en route to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico, while a fifth rose travels simultaneously to the Knights' hedquarters in New Haven, Conn. They will arrive Dec. 12, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Chuck Bishop / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
One of five silver roses carried annually by the Knights of Columbus across North America to Monterrey, Mexico, passed through B.C. in July. The flowers are on a 9-month pilgrimage in honour of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the culture of life. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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