Friday, January 29, 2016

Rosemary Heights mployees recall history of healing and conversion

Religious sisters first built retreat centre in 1962 to be a convent and a school
Staff members gather around a statue of Our Lady on the grounds of Rosemary Heights Retreat Centre in this undated photo. The retreat centre, 53 years old, was closed at the end of 2015 because of declining numbers of retreatants. Photo submitted to BCC.
A retreat centre built on a legacy of healing and conversion has closed its doors. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Pope declares 'Angel of Dachau' a martyr
Father Engelmar Unzeitig, a young priest with Czech roots serving in Germany and Austria, was arrested by the Nazis on April 21, 1941. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Parliament could broaden the criteria for 'assisted death'
University of Ottawa professor Bernard Pelletier, who served on the three-person External Panel on Options for a Legislative Response to Carter v. Canada. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
Physician-assisted death legislation could include competent children under 18, a legal expert told a Parliamentary committee Jan. 26. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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