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Nota Bene April 17, 2019

Filipino ministry welcomes new members

By Agnieszka Ruck

Archbishop Miller with members of the archdiocese's Filipino Ministry. (Angelo Siglos photos)

Archbishop J. Michael Miller installed several new members of the Council for Filipino Catholic Associations during a solemn ceremony in Vancouver April 5.

He called these ministry leaders a "great blessing to our local Church." The associations are headed by the archdiocese's coordinator for Filipino Ministry, Deacon Greg Barcelon.

"The Filipino associations are a source of enrichment for the Church, raised up by the Spirit for evangelizing different areas and sectors of Catholic life," Archbishop Miller said at Mass.

"You bring a new and much-needed evangelizing fervour, which renews all of us."