Friday, July 17, 2015

Squamish parish celebrates its 90th anniversary

Longtime parishioner says small community has grown and become more active in recent years
Members of St. Joseph's Parish in Squamish eat dessert at an ice cream stand made to look like a traditional Filipino ice cream cart during the parish's first celebration of Philippine Independence Day June 21. St. Joseph's Parish (Squamish) Facebook.
A small, active community in Squamish has recently celebrated some big milestones. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Don't waste your lives; keep making a noise, Pontiff says
Pope Francis greets a young woman as he leads a meeting with young people along the waterfront in Asuncion, Paraguay, July 12. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
Pope Francis tossed aside his prepared remarks in a talk to thousands of Paraguay's young people, urging the crowd to go against the cultural current and to live for Jesus with a "free heart." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Two ordained for Winnipeg
Newly ordained Fathers Peter Nemcek (left) and Christopher Dubois stand with Archbishop Richard Gagnon of Winnipeg. Photo by Paul Swart, Prairie Messenger (CCN).
The Archdiocese of Winnipeg welcomed two news priests into its fold with the ordinations of Fathers Christopher Dubois and Peter Nemcek by Archbishop Richard Gagnon in St. Mary's Cathedral July 3, the Feast of St. Thomas. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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