Monday, March 2, 2015

Energetic priest jigs north of 60

Priest hails late Catholic artist
In 1994 Father John Tritschler used a snowmobile to drag logs near the small town of Colville Lake, N.W.T. The priest was helping a Catholic artist repair a dock. Courtesy of Father John Tritschler.
A priest who became an Internet sensation around the Arctic Circle has flown back to the Northwest Territories a month before retirement. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Catholic authorities optimistic about new sex ed curriculum
Youth leaders lead a presentation on abstinence and the theology of the body during a Catholic youth fest at St. Anthony's High School in South Huntington, N.Y., in this 2007 file photo. Young teens given an abstinence-only message are significantly more likely to delay having sex than those who receive a "complete" sex education. CNS photo / Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic.

Several pro-family groups have expressed dismay over Ontario's new sex education curriculum released Feb. 23, but Catholic authorities remain optimistic Catholic teaching is protected. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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