Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Future doctor thanks his teachers

New graduate praises mentors at St. Francis Xavier Elementary
Benny Lee (right) poses with his brother, fellow UBC graduate Danny Lee. "The teachers at St. Francis put me on the path of success very early on," he said. Photo submitted.
It's been 15 years since his last lesson, but a newly minted medical student still fondly remembers his elementary school teachers. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis will likely meet Fidel Castro during Cuba visit
Pope John Paul II greets Cuban President Fidel Castro at the Palace of the Revolution prior to their private meeting Jan. 22, 1998. The two met behind closed doors for nearly an hour. CNS photo / Reuters.
While Pope Francis is in Cuba next week chances are high that he will meet with former president Fidel Castro, though no specific time has been set, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi, SJ, has announced. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

CCCB examines response to Truth and Reconciliation commission
Saskatoon Bishop Donald Bolen and Keewatin-Le Pas Archbishop Murray Chatlain spoke on the CCCB's response to the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Canada's Catholic Bishops examined how they could implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's (TRC) Calls to Action during their annual plenary Sept. 14-18. For full story
 see The B.C. Catholic website.

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