Monday, July 21, 2014

Salt Spring Islanders display a vibrancy of faith

Families attend Mass in St. Paul's, a historic 1880s landmark built by Hawaiians in Fulford Harbour

Catholics attend Sunday Mass at St. Paul's Church, the island's oldest building. The cupola and bell at the top have been an important aid to navigation. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Salt Spring Island may be known as a hot tourist spot for quick getaways, but it's also an island with a vibrant and enthusiastic Catholic community in Our Lady of Grace Parish. Father Ian Stuart is its administrator. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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