Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Youth are a big priority for prelate

Bishop made a mark in youth ministry
Msgr. Mark Hagemoen (centre) snowshoes with students from Corpus Christi College on one of the North Shore mountains. Photo submitted.
The former head of Corpus Christi and St. Mark's Colleges, now the director of a far larger body, the diocese of Mackenzie - Fort Smith, plans to continue reaching young people in his new role. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis tweets support, prays for U.S. pro-life march
In 2013 Pope Benedict XVI tweeted, "I join all those marching for life from afar, and pray that political leaders will protect the unborn and promote a culture of life." CNS photo / Vatican.
Pope Francis sent a tweet offering support for the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., praying that all human life would be valued. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

National March for Life to concentrate on abortion drug
Last year's March for Life drew about 20,000 people. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.
Campaign Life Coalition (CLC) has chosen "RU-4Life" as the theme for the National March for Life May 8 to combat abortion drug RU-484 now being tested in Canada. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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