Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Parish renovates confessional for Year of Mercy

The new booth will convey a 'wow' factor representing the wonder of being in Christ's presence
Stephen Unser attaches a light fixture above new confessionals at St. Anthony of Padua Dec. 10. Unser designed and built the confessionals by himself. Joshua Tng / The B.C. Catholic.
To prepare for the new Extraordinary Jubilee's theme of forgiveness, a local parish is completely revamping its confessionals. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope Francis has message for families: forgive each other
Pope Francis on the Feast of the Holy Family reflected on the power of forgiveness in families and compared everyday family life to an ongoing pilgrimage of prayer and love. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Supreme Court of Canada will hear euthanasia arguments Jan. 11
The province of Quebec maintains that its new physician-assisted dying law has been enacted; the courts may disagree. Photo from CMA Journal.
The battle to bring euthanasia to Canada heated up Dec. 22, when the Quebec Court of Appeal said the province could go ahead with its so-called "medical aid in dying" law. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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