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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Catholic Pacific College

It was announced here in early December of 2014 that an exciting development was forthcoming heralding growth for Redeemer Pacific College.

RPC has been listed in the Newman Guide of the Cardinal Newman Society as a recommended college.
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, celebrated Mass before the ceremony to launch the new name. The college had to seek his permission to use the word Catholic.

"Redeemer Pacific was, is, a Catholic institution. But having something in the name brings it right to the forefront," he said to a room of about 45 students, professors, and others connected with the college.—BC Catholic.
Dr. Christine Jones, president of the recently rebranded college, gave the response to Dr. Charles Taylor's presentation for the 2014 Bishop's Distinguished Lecture.

Prayers for President Jones and the entire College faculty and staff.

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