All Parishioners of the North Shore are invited to the ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL NIGHT FOOD FESTIVAL – on Saturday, October 05 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/person. Children under 12 – $2.00. Food tickets – $2.00. All are welcome. Looking forward to seeing you there!
“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.
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.
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.
The following positions are currently available, details are at the RCAV website here:
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
Program Coordinator, Star of the North Retreat Centre, Alberta (PT)
Receptionist/Secretary, St. Peter’s Parish, Nanaimo (FT)
Senior Accountant, Diocese of Victoria (FT)
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.
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.
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
Inviting all KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS — Our first Council meeting of the year will be held Tuesday, September 10th at 7 pm in Holy Trinity parish hall. All members should make every effort to attend. We will be discussing this year’s events and goals. We are better with you than without you!
PRAYER GROUP – We will meet on Thursday, September 12th at 7:30 pm in the Upper Room, followed by a social. Prayer teams available for those in need. For more info, contact Ted: 604-924-0573 or Alfred: hoathome at shaw.ca.
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.
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.
CWL NEWS – Our first meeting after the summer break is on Wednesday, September 4th at 7 pm in the hall. It will be a Wine and Cheese social evening. Looking forward to meeting everyone again and sharing holiday stories and catching up. Please mark your calendar and plan on attending.
PREP NEWS – Classes resume on Tuesday, September 17th. Please go to http://www.ststephensnv.com to register & print/return the form by September 13th to the parish office with your payment envelope (available at the back of the church).
FIRST FRIDAY DEVOTION- September 6th – There will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 9 am, after morning Mass, and concluding with Mass at 7 pm. Please sign up on the sheet in the entrance of the church.
Your prayers are requested for Jim Alden, John Barry, Virgil Billesberger, Jennifer Blore, Meliton Carolino, Steve Cervenko, Angela Ciprian, Thelma Fairleigh, Mark Hamilton, Frank Kilian, Cecilia Lam, John Magee, Ariel Nonan, Diego Nunez, Philip Sakhrani, Desi Santos, Henry Thalheimer, John Toljanich and Jarrod Wiesner.