Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Chaplain blesses fishing boats in False Creek

Father John Eason praises sailors' 'sacrificial love'
Father John Eason, chaplain to the Port of Vancouver, sprinkles holy water as he blesses boats. Alistair Burns / The B.C. Catholic.
Ahooh-gah! The loud wail of a submarine klaxon echoed off buildings and boats in False Creek after a chaplain's blessing May 30. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis anticipates ruling on Medjugorje
Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard his flight from Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, to Rome June 6. At left is Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, the Vatican spokesman. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
When asked by a Bosnian journalist about the status of his decision on the Marian apparitions in Medjugorje on his flight from Sarajevo to Rome, Pope Francis said that after a lengthy study, a decision could be coming soon. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Cardinal Burke warmly received in Ottawa
Cardinal Raymond Burke, Cardinal Patron of the Sovereign Order of Malta, celebrates Mass on the occasion of NET Canada's 20th anniversary June 4 in Notre Dame Cathedral in Ottawa. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Cardinal Raymond Burke visited Ottawa June 2 to speak at the June 4 20th anniversary gala of NET Canada (National Evangelization Teams). For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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