Monday, February 22, 2016

Archbishop blesses 'thrones of mercy'

Prelate inaugurates new confessionals installed in St. Anthony of Padua Church
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, prepares to sprinkle holy water on new confessionals as Deacon Andrew Kung (left) and Father Justin Huang look on. Father Huang will hear confessions for 12 hours every first Saturday of the month during the Year of Mercy. Brandon Dy Tang / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
New confessionals in St. Anthony of Padua Church in Vancouver beautifully express the architectural and spiritual goals of the parish, according to its enthusiastic pastor, Father Justin Huang. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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