Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Priest recognized for reaching out to First Nations

Father Garry LaBoucane, pastor of two Downtown Eastside parishes, receives community award
Tom Cooper (left), head of the Vancouver-based Christian organization City in Focus, presents an award to Father Garry LaBoucane and three others. Photos submitted to BCC.
A First Nations priest who serves three Catholic centres in the Downtown Eastside has received recognition. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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