Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Redemptorists celebrate 150th anniversary

The order received an icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help from the Pope in 1866
Father Mark Miller, the Provincial of Canadian Redemptorists (in Mass vestments), prepares to bless a new grotto alongside pastor Father Babu Mathew, CSsR, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Vancouver. Lisa Luft / Special to The B.C. Catholic.
"Make her known to the whole world!" Pope Pius IX proclaimed 150 years ago, as he gave Father Nicholas Mauron, CSsR, Superior General of the Redemptorists, an icon of Mary. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Three Amigos Summit makes progress on climate commitments, say groups
A campaign sign at the house of a member of St. James Parish in Pulaski Township, Pa., expresses her sentiments on the importance of cleanliness. Clean Energy has been the subject of recent discussions in Ottawsa. CNS photo / Dennis Sadowski.
The North American Leaders' Summit in Ottawa June 29 produced progress on climate commitments, say groups concerned about climate change, but most argue more needs to be done. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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