Thursday, January 23, 2014

New emblem connects prelate's past and future

Symbols point out Bishop Hagemoen's legacy in Vancouver
The official Coat of Arms of Bishop Mark Hagemoen
The new bishop of Mackenzie - Fort Smith has a coat of arms that joins his legacy as a priest with his new post as shepherd in the Canadian north. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope: receive God's gifts with a generous heart
Pope Francis greets people as rain falls during his general audience in St. Peter's Square Jan. 22. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis dedicated his general audience today to the topic of Christian unity, emphasizing that although divisions can be painful, we ought to be grateful for the gifts given to other denominations. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Catholic family urges national strategy for dementia
Recent family picture showing Matt and Lisa Dineen and their children Justin, 13, Rebecca,11 and Peter, 9. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.
Two years ago Matt Dineen did not realize something physical was terribly wrong with his wife, then 42; he thought his marriage was on the rocks. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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