Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Cemetery chooses a patron saint

Staff searched the Internet in search of someone to fill the role
The Gardens of Gethsemani has incorporated a number of statues like this one of Our Lady, in different areas. Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Vancouver may now have to look for a statue of St. Joseph of Arimathea. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
The devout Jew who removed the body of Jesus from the cross and surrendered his own tomb to bury Him on Good Friday is now the patron saint of the Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Ambassador Bennett urges Christians to engage in public sphere
Andrew Bennett, the Ambassador of Religious Freedom who is also Dean of Augustine College, addressed the college community April 4 on the importance of Christian engagement in the public square and on championing human dignity. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.
Canada's Ambassador of Religious Freedom, Andrew Bennett, urged a Christian audience here April 4 to engage in the public sphere, proclaim truth and champion human dignity. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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