Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Local church praises God for calling new priests

About 230 parishioners turn up for the Archdiocese of Vancouver's first-ever Ordinandi Dinner
Father Larry Lynn (left), Deacon Lucio Choi, Father Davide Lanzani, and Deacon Mark McGuckin are thanked Feb. 4 for accepting a call to serve the archdiocese. Agnieszka Krawczynski / The B.C. Catholic.
Hundreds gathered at St. Helen's Parish to thank God for providing four new priests. For full story
 see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Don't anesthetize the hope of your youth, Pope tells Mexicans
Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to celebrate Mass with the indigenous community from Chiapas in San Cristobal de Las Casas, Mexico, Feb. 15. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
In today's throwaway culture, young people are being anesthetized against the desire for a better world, Pope Francis said, celebrating Mass in Mexico's Chiapas region. For full story
 see The B.C. Catholic website.

Euthanasia poses problems for priests
Montreal Archbishop Christian Lepine. Deborah Gyapong (CCN).
As legalized euthanasia becomes a reality in Canada, priests and hospital chaplains could face moral dilemmas when pastoral care comes up against Church teaching. For full story
 see The B.C. Catholic website.

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