Heart of the Church

“HEART OF THE CHURCH” is a faith formation program starting with Soup & Sandwich lunch at 11:30 am, followed by the presentation till 1:30 pm, on the last Thursday of every month. The first session is on Thursday, September 26th at St. Stephen’s parish hall. Please sign up on the sheet in the entrance of the church so we know how many to expect. If you are a senior and need a ride please call the parish office – 604-985-1962.

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Keep Well, Keep Fit, Seniors!

Introducing the KEEP WELL FITNESS PROGRAM – This is a community-based, non-profit program for seniors to connect with other seniors in a safe and friendly environment to enjoy benefits such as mild exercises, blood pressure monitoring, shoulder and hand massage, nutritional information etc Participation is free but donations are gladly accepted. Official tax receipts are issued by the society for donations of $10 or more. It has been formed and run by health providers for the physical, social & mental well- being of seniors. We will begin classes on October 11th. Every Friday morning, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, at St. Stephen’s Parish hall. For more details visit http://www.keepwellsociety.ca See insert for more information.

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Oktoberfest Tickets Available

The KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS invite all parishioners to the Annual OKTOBERFEST Dinner/dance at Holy Trinity Parish Hall on Saturday, October 5th, 2019. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $30 and include dinner, music, dancing, prizes and a friendly dart tournament with no experience necessary. All proceeds go to the Parish. Contact Terry at 604-986-3108 for more details and tickets.

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Job Opportunities within the Archdiocese

The following positions are currently available, details are at the RCAV website here:
https://rcav.org/employment/

At the Pastoral Centre Offices: Outreach and Community Coordinator, Catholic Cemeteries

At Parishes: Parish Administrative Assistant, St. Anthony Parish (West Vancouver)

Job opportunities in Schools:
Admissions & Financial Aid Officer, Corpus Christi/St. Mark’s College
Development Support Officer (Maternity leave coverage), Corpus Christi/St. Mark’s College
French Teacher, Island Catholic Schools
Sessional Instructors, Corpus Christi College
Student Advisor, Corpus Christi/St. Mark’s College
Student Recruiter, Corpus Christi/St. Mark’s College
Teaching Positions
Non-Teaching Positions

Other Organizations
Program Coordinator, Star of the North Retreat Centre, Alberta (PT)
Receptionist/Secretary, St. Peter’s Parish, Nanaimo (FT)
Senior Accountant, Diocese of Victoria (FT)

Volunteer Opportunities
The Archdiocese of Vancouver is accepting applications for volunteer opportunities at the John Paul II Pastoral Centre in the following areas: Program Support & Events Support. To apply, please complete our Volunteer Information Form.

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North Shore Food Festival

All Parishioners are invited to the Annual INTERNATIONAL NIGHT FOOD FESTIVAL on Saturday, October 5,2019 at 6:00 pm. The event will be held at the St. Edmund’s Parish gym on 535 Mahon Avenue. Entry tickets are at $5.00 per person. Children under 12 – $2.00. Food tickets at $2.00. All are welcome. Look forward to seeing you there! This event is organized and managed by the members of St. Edmund’s Parish.

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Inviting Seniors to Keep Fit

KEEP WELL FITNESS PROGRAM – This is a community-based, non-profit program for seniors to connect with other seniors in a safe and friendly environment to enjoy benefits such as mild exercises, blood pressure monitoring, shoulder and hand massage, nutritional information etc Participation is free but donations are gladly accepted. Official tax receipts are issued by the society for donations of $10 or more. It has been formed and run by health providers for the physical, social & mental well- being of seniors. We will begin classes in October, every Friday morning, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, at St. Stephen’s Parish hall. For more details visit http://www.keepwellsociety.ca

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CHABC Annual Conference

The Catholic Health Association of BC – 79th Annual Conference- Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the Executive Plaza Hotel, 405 North Road, Coquitlam. Addictions and Mental Health, Caring for Ourselves and Others. Begins with Mass at 9:30 am. We have some excellent speakers this year as well as a short presentation from Star of the Sea Parish on their new Pastoral Care Visiting Program. Registration Cost (includes lunch)
$ 150. Please include your cheque with your registration, payable to “CHABC” and mail to: Catholic Health Association of BC, 9387 Holmes Street, Burnaby, BC V3N 4C3. Conference registration deadline: September 14th. Forms available at the parish office.

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Children’s Liturgy Starts September 22

ATTENTION ALL FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN – Starting September 22nd , CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD will be at the 10:30 Mass. This program is very important for your child to attend, ages 3-6, as this is the beginning of your child’s faith formation. The program is a liturgy-based approach to catechesis and is taught by qualified catechists. There is no cost to you and this is an important start for your child. Please support our Parish Religious Education program at St. Stephen’s.

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