Monday, March 16, 2015

Knights uphold Marian devotion in B.C, Yukon

State deputy says this year's focus is the Immaculate Conception
Four identical reproductions of a Marian painting that bear the Pope's apostolic blessing are touring across B.C. and the Yukon, from parish to parish. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Don't kill the disabled!
Pope Francis greets a disabled person during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican March 4. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-AUDIENCE March 4, 2015.
A physician-assisted suicide bill in Maryland preys on those who are vulnerable or disabled, and promotes suicide as an acceptable solution to life's problems, said critics testifying before the state's lawmakers. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Sister Helen Prejean delivers Nash Lecture
Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ. Frank Flegel / Prairie Messenger (CCN).
Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, did not experience poverty as a child or young adult but she now spends most of her time living and working among the poor in New Orleans and as a spiritual advisor to inmates on death row. It was in this latter capacity that she came to Regina, March 5, as this year's Nash Lecturer, named after the first president of Campion College, University of Regina, Rev. Peter Nash, SJ. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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