Thursday, February 23, 2012
Contraception: Why Not? JANET E SMITH -
Contraception is such an accepted fixture in our culture and medical practice that a serious challenge is indeed rare. In Contraception: Why Not, Prof Smith provokes her audience to give serious consideration to questions regarding the relationship between contraception, divorce, abortion, poverty, and other social ills. She presents compelling evidence that couples who accept children as a gift from God and who use natural family planning if needed, have happier marriages with dramatically lower divorce rates than the general population. The message in Contraception: Why Not has captivated audiences on national and international levels. Add this presentation to the list of must seesfor married couples, those considering marriage, their counselors, priests, seminarians and physicians.
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Most Reverend J. Faber MacDonald
At the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Friday, February 17, 2012 of Most Reverend J. Faber MacDonald, Stratford, age 80 years. Brother of Clare Doyle (Edwin, deceased), Mary Rose Garon (Bob), Sandy MacDonald (Ellie) and Marion McDougall (Don). Lovingly remembered by his 21 nieces and nephews. Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home until Thursday at 1:15 p.m., then to St. Dunstan’s Basilica for reception of the body at 1:30 p.m. The body will Lie in State Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. Funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Dunstan’s Basilica on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Interment later in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown beside his parents. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made on-line or at Belvedere Funeral Home to Bedford MacDonald Emergency Homeless Shelter. A reception will take place at the Murphy Center immediately following the mass.