Attention Alter Servers

Reminder for ALTAR SERVERS – In the summer months of July and August, there will be no Altar server schedule sent out to the Altar servers. You are requested to kindly check with Father Mark, before Mass, if he needs assistance. We understand that families are going to be away for the holidays, but for those who are here, your help at Mass will be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your dedication to this ministry. Hope you all have a happy & safe summer vacation.

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RCAV: July Mass of Remembrance

Join the RCAV and fellow Catholics for the monthly Mass of Remembrance as we pray for our family members that have passed away this month of July. Masses are at 12:30pm and 2:30pm in our Evangelist Chapel, at Gardens of Gethsemani. The Chapel is located at Gardens of Gethsemane, 15694 32 Ave, Surrey V3Z 9V1.

Visit Our Lady of Lourdes on Aug. 18

St. Joesph’s Parish, Mission – Invites everyone to the GROTTO OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES- at Fraser River Heritage Park, Mission ( 7484 Mary Street). Saturday, August 18, 2018. Mass at 1 pm with Archbishop J. Michael Miller. Confessions between 10 am and 1 pm. Procession to the Grotto, Rosary, and Benediction to follow. Please bring your own picnic lunch & chairs as there will be time for a picnic and fellowship.
For more information please call 604-425-0392.

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Visit Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Visit Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe Oct. 31 to Nov. 5, 2018 – You are invited to join Rev. TAP Kurudeepan OMI, Pastor of St. Paul’s Church, North Vancouver, on a Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico from October 31 to November 5, 2018. This all-inclusive tour, organized by WATCHMEN Missions Pilgrimages, costs only $1598 and includes airfare, transfers, ideally located comfortable hotels (single occupancy supplement $345), excursion tours, Mexico City walking tours, sightseeing, travel medical insurance (with trip interruption protection), and three daily meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner). For inquires, call Fr. Tap, 604-984-6709, or text or call Felix Wee, 250-800-9091. Attend an information session, including a video presentation and refreshments, Saturday, July 7, 5:30 pm, before the 7 pm First Saturday Mass and Devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Paul’s Parish.

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Mass Wedding for Civil Couples

Mass Wedding for Civilly Married Couples!  Have your church wedding this summer! If you got married civilly and would now like to have your marriage recognized by the Church there will be a great opportunity to do so again this year on Saturday, August 25 at 1:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Surrey. Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB will be celebrating a wedding Mass for a large number of civilly married couples (participants must be both baptized and married only once). You will need a copy of your marriage registration, a recent copy of your baptism certificates and completing some forms. Registration deadline: July 31. To register or for more info., contact the parish office at 604-581-4141 or Deacon Greg Barcelon at 604-771-2975 or email filipinoministry@rcav.org

Job Opportunities with the Archdiocese

The following positions are currently available:
Pastoral Centre Offices

Coordinator of Evangelization Programs, Ministries and Outreach Office (Full-Time)
Coordinator of Adult Catechesis and Formation Programs (Full-Time)
Administrative Assistant, Ministries and Outreach Office (Full-Time)
Family Services Advisor (Full-Time)
Groundskeeper (Full-Time)
Guest Attendant (Seasonal Part-Time)

Parishes, Schools and other organizations

Digital Community Coordinator, St. Mark’s College/Corpus Christi College
Student Recruitment Officer, St. Mark’s College/Corpus Christi College
Administrative Assistant, Guardian Angels Parish (Part-Time)
Administrative Assistant, St. Francis of Assisi (Part-Time)
Administrative Assistant, Our Lady of Fatima Parish (Full-Time)
Teaching Positions

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

Administrative Support: If you are proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, have experience using Raiser’s Edge and would like to volunteer with the Archdiocese of Vancouver please submit your résumé to volunteer@rcav.org.

For more information please click here: http://rcav.org/employment/

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Westlynn Sports Camp in August

WESTLYNN SPORTS CAMP is from August 13-17, 2018 and sponsored by Westlynn Baptist Church. Camp starts at 9:30 am until 2:45 pm.  On August 17  there will also be a Camp Wrap-Up. Families are invited for camp video and ice cream! For kids who have completed Grades K-7. The cost is $85 per child before July 15th;  $100 after July 15th. Price includes 5 lunches, snacks, camp T-shirt, sports/class instruction and daily prize. A Family rate is available – first 2 children – $ 85 each ($100 after July 15th). Third child & beyond $ 50 each. ($ 65 after July 15th). But Wait!  There’s also discounted rates for St. Stephen’s Parish members. Contact- 604-986-4516 or Westlynn.sports.camp@gmail.com Please take a flyer from the church.

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Our Lady of Lourdes in Mission

ST. JOSEPH’S PARISH, MISSION – INVITES EVERYONE TO THE GROTTO OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES- at Fraser River Heritage Park, Mission ( 7484 Mary Street). Saturday, August 18, 2018. Mass at 1 pm with Archbishop J. Michael Miller. Confessions between 10 am and 1 pm. Procession to the Grotto, Rosary and Benediction to follow. Please bring your own picnic lunch & chairs as there will be time for a picnic and fellowship. For more information please call 604-425-0392.

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Job Opportunity from the RCCAV

The RCCAV is looking for a person to fill this role: Family Services Advisor (Full-Time) The Roman Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Vancouver (RCCAV) is looking for a professional to join our team as a Family Services Advisor. The incumbent provides service and support to Christian families in making at-need or pre-need burial arrangements. If interested, please submit a résumé and a cover letter by July 13 with “Family Services Advisor, RCCAV” in the subject line to humanresources@rcav.org.

Reminder on Parish Hall Use

PARISH HALL USE – All parishioners are requested to take all disposable plastic containers, plastic trays, juice and milk cartons, cardboard etc away with them after they use the parish hall for an event. We have no facility at the parish to recycle these items. Thank you for your understanding, and keeping your Parish Hall clean.

Prayers Requested

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mrs. Adrianna Michelacci of our parish, who died recently at St. Paul’s hospital. Prayers on Wednesday, July 4th at 7 pm, followed by the Funeral Mass at St. Stephen’s on Thursday, July 5th at 10:30 am. Please keep the family in your prayers.

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