Friday, December 18, 2015

Two new priests ordained in solemn, joyful rite

After Mass Fathers Lynn and Lanzani offered their first blessings to hundreds
Father Lynn (left) and Father Lanzani, one a career cinematographer, the other a son of missionaries, took different paths toward the same vocation of priesthood. Photos by Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Two very different men have stepped up to the altar in answer to the same call. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

In North Korea, Canadian pastor faces life imprisonment
Some of the pictures of North Korean parishes on display Nov. 24 inside Myongdong Cathedral in Seoul. As Catholic Churches around the world prepared to celebrate the Jubilee of Mercy, the Archdiocese of Seoul launched a prayer movement to remember the Catholic Church in North Korea. CNS photo / courtesy Archdiocese of Seoul.
North Korea has sentenced Hyeon Soo Lim, a Christian pastor and a Canadian citizen, to life in prison with hard labor, claiming he has committed crimes against the state. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

TRC final report closes legal phase
Truth and Reconciliation Commission commissioners Marie Wilson and Chief Wilton Littlechild, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and TRC chairman Justice Murray Sinclair Dec. 15 at the closing ceremony of the TRC. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
The legal phase of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) on Indian Residential Schools is now over, but a new reconciliation phase has begun say Catholics involved in the process. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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