Thursday, February 7, 2013

Mgr Leonard Rochon a 90 ans - Photos from the Bishops' Seminar

Mgr Léonard Rochon a célébré son 64ième anniversaire d’ordination sacerdotal samedi passé, le 2 février, fête de la Présentation de Jésus au Temple de Jérusalem.

Mgr Daniel Berniquez et moi lui avons rendu visite à son appartement à Gatineau; il nous a servi un bon café espresso!

Aujourd’hui il fête 90 ans de vie. Félicitations, Mgr! Que Dieu vous bénisse et vous comble de ses grâces multiples : santé, joie et paix!

Quelques photos :

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FEBRUARY 4-6, 2013

The Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Collinas was the venue of the National Catholic Bioethics Center's 24th Seminar for Bishops sponsored by the Knights of Columbus

I arrived the evening before the sessions and took the opportunity the next moring to walk the nature trails of the Campion Trail not far from the hotel (the climate is a bit different from Ottawa these days!)

The mood was very positive, at times upbeat, during the seminar, which was full of well-researched, prepared and presented issues in biomedical ethics under the rubric of: BIOETHICS THROUGH THE EYES OF FAITH: SERVING CHRIST IN THE SICK AND VULNERABLE.  Archbishop Gerhard Muller, new Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith gave the keynote address on Tuesday evening.

Some photos taken on the occasion:

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