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first_img Subscribe 7 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Bishop Remi de Roo Photo RemideRoo.comIt was 1962. Remi De Roo, a 38 year-old Manitoba priest was appointed bishop of Victoria. Then he was plunged head first into the excitement, wonder and influence of the Second Vatican Council, a time of profound developments within the Church. Bishop De Roo maintains his enthusiasm for this renewed vision and overarching mission presented by the Council.Special Guest Bishop Remi J. De Roo, Bishop Emeritus of Victoria, British Columbia was a Council Father in all four sessions of Vatican II. Since his retirement in 1999 he has been the “Pilgrim of the Second Vatican Council”, proclaiming its message. His purpose is to “give people hope”. Bishop Remi J. De Roo and Pearl Gervais have taught together for many years offering workshops and retreats for parishes, religious organizations and academic institutions. Pearl Gervais is an educator and business woman who has taken the role of the laity in the world and the Church to heart.Bishop De Roo with Pearl Gervais will present a series of six talks about Vatican II. On Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. The Story, Our Faith Story, in a Nutshell. On Friday, April 26, 9 a.m. We are Called – Dignity and Challenge, and at 10:30 a.m. Building the City of God – A Eucharistic People in Action and at 7 p.m. Major Insights from Key Documents of the Council. On Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. Our Spirituality in the Light of Vatican II and at 10:30 a.m., Living the Vision Today.All six talks will take place in the Parish Hall at Holy Family Church, 1527 Fremont Avenue, South Pasadena, California. This event is in conjunction with the ongoing screening of, Vatican II: The Faithful Revolution, a five DVD series. Holy Family continues to screen this extraordinary look at the history of Vatican II on Thursday nights in their St. Joseph Center. The next screening is Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. with subsequent screenings on May 2, 9, & 16.Holy Family Bookstore has copies of Bishop De Roo’s book, Chronicles of a Vatican II Bishop; an enthralling memoir of the last surviving English Canadian bishop who participated in Vatican II. Inspired by the passionate call to renew and reform God’s Church, he dedicates his life and ministry to the Council’s vision. This book offers an intimate, insightful perspective on how Remi de Roo has kept the vision of Vatican II alive.Holy Family Church is a welcoming Catholic Eucharistic community connecting faith with life and reaching out to those in need. First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stuff Community News Faith & Religion Events Bishop Remi De Roo, Council Father, Will Speak on Vatican II From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 | 12:57 pm Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Make a commentcenter_img Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena HerbeautyThese Lipsticks Are Designed To Make Your Teeth Appear Whiter!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyKeep Your Skin Flawless With These Indian Beauty RemediesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Celebrity Body Parts Insured For Ridiculous AmountsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyGet Rid Of Unwanted Body Fat By Eating The Right FoodsHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News Top of the News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy last_img read more