Employment from the Archdiocese

Please visit the Archdiocese web page on employment opportunities to read more details about these and other job openings.  (link here.) The following positions are currently available:

Pastoral Centre Offices

Client Services and Team Support Lead (14-18-Month Term Position)
Benefits Administration Assistant, CISVA
Family Services Advisor, Catholic Cemeteries
Outreach and Community Coordinator, Catholic Cemeteries
Safe Environment Coordinator


Faith Formation Worker, St. Joseph the Worker Parish (Richmond)
Parish Administrative Assistant, St. Anthony Parish (West Vancouver)
Youth Ministry Coordinator, St. Clare of Assisi Parish (Coquitlam)


Executive Assistant to the Deans, Corpus Christi/St. Mark’s College
French Teacher, Island Catholic Schools
Sessional Instructors, Corpus Christi College
Student Recruiter, Corpus Christi/St. Mark’s College
Teaching Positions
Non-Teaching Positions

Other Organizations

Financial Officer, Diocese of Kamloops
Program Coordinator, Star of the North Retreat Centre, Alberta (PT)
Receptionist/Secretary, St. Peter’s Parish, Nanaimo (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.

Good luck to all Applicants!

Reminder for Alter Servers

ALTAR SERVERS – In the summer months of July and August, no Altar server schedule will be sent out. You are requested to kindly check with Father Mark, before Mass, if he needs assistance. Thank you for your dedication to this ministry.

Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant (Marriage Preparation Program) – The Ministries and Outreach Office (M&O) is looking for a full-time administrative assistant to provide support to our Marriage Preparation program (4 days) and other program support (1 day). This position is essential to the success and smooth operation of the program and requires a person who is goal orientated, highly organized and has a desire to use their skills and talents for the benefit of our marriage ministry. If interested, please submit a résumé and cover letter with “Administrative Assistant – M&O” in the subject line to the Human Resources Office at humanresources@rcav.org

Administrative Assistant to the Vicar General – The Archdiocese of Vancouver is looking for an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support primarily to the Vicar-General as well as Officials in the Chancellor’s Office and assistance to the Archbishop’s Office as needed. Reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor this position works in a fast-paced team environment to ensure the smooth daily operations of the office. If interested, please submit a résumé and cover letter with “Chancery – Administrative Assistant – Vicar-General” in the subject line to the Human Resources Office at humanresources@rcav.org


Feast of Mount Carmel on July 16

Feast of Mount Carmel Mass is on TUESDAY, JULY 16th at 7pm in St. Edmund’s Parish, 545 Mahon Ave., North Vancouver. The Main Celebrant is Father Jerry D’Souza. After the Mass, Scapulars will be blessed & distributed along with devotional Prayers to our Lady of Mount Carmel. Reception to follow in St. Edumund’s Parish Hall. This will also be an opportunity to bid farewell to our dear Father Jerry who has been transferred to Calgary. All parishioners, Carmelites and all who know Father Jerry are invited.

Fr. D'Souza
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STA News

The 2018-19 school year has come to a close, 132 Grade 12 students leave our hallways and 100 new Grade 8 students will replace them in September. Our new school is nearing completion with much work going on throughout the summer so we can welcome students and staff into the new venue for the 2019-20 school year. STA staff wish all parishioners a safe and blessed summer.

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Archbishop’s Dinner on October 22.

An Evening with Archbishop Miller – Save the Date! The eighth annual Archbishop’s Dinner will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver. This year, in partnership with Providence Health Care and with St. Mark’s College, Archbishop Miller has designated the proceeds to help foster Catholic health-care ethics in the education of health-care providers and in the support of their day-to-day practice. There will be a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. For more information or to reserve your table(s) please contact development@rcav.org.

Rev. Archbishop Michael Miller laughing
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Mass of Remembrance

Mass of Remembrance – Join us for our monthly Mass of Remembrance as we pray for our family members who have passed away this month. Due to the long weekend, we are hosting Mass one week earlier than our usual last Sunday of the month. Masses are on Sunday, June 23, at both 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm in the Evangelist Chapel at Gardens of Gethsemani.

STA News

The STA Class of 2019 held their Graduation Mass and commencement ceremony on Friday, June 21. Mass was celebrated in the STA gym by Archbishop Michael Miller as well as 10 priests and deacons from the North Shore. That evening the festivities continued at the Broadway Church where academic awards and scholarships were presented. We are proud of the hard work and dedication of our graduates and look forward to celebrating with them next week as they end their high school careers with their dinner/dance.

Archdiocesan News: Bishop Jon Hansen

Newly ordained Bishop Jon Hansen, CSsR, of the Diocese of MacKenzie-Fort Smith and Northwest Territories will be guest speaker at the Triduum Mission and Feast Day Celebration at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Vancouver. Bishop Hansen is also a writer, photographer, and gifted blogger. All are invited.

Schedule of Events:
– Friday, June 14 – Wed June 19: Novena after morning Mass.
– Thursday & Friday, June 20 & 21 – Novena & Talk – 7pm.
– Saturday, June 22 – Novena & Talk – 6 pm.
– Sunday, June 23: Mass at 5pm/Reception to follow.

Please bring a dessert to share!