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.
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 email@example.com.
Your prayers are requested for Jim Alden, John Barry, Virgil Billesberger, Edward Carter, Steve Cervenko, Angela Ciprian, Thelma Fairleigh, Mark Hamilton, Cecilia Lam, John Magee, Ariel Nonan, Diego Nunez, Philip Sakhrani, Hilda Tacneng, John Toljanich and Jarrod Weisner.
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.
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.
Statement of the Reverend Archbishop Michael Miller on Celebration of Pro-Life Sunday on Father’s Day 2019. Issued on June 16, 2019 for all Parishioners.
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!
Your prayers are requested for Jim Alden, John Barry, Virgil Billesberger, Edward Carter, Steve Cervenko, Angela Ciprian, Thelma Fairleigh, Mark Hamilton, Maureen & Dan Hill, Cecilia Lam, John Magee, Ariel Nonan, Diego Nunez, Philip Sakhrani, Hilda Tacneng, John Toljanich and Jarrod Weisner.
The Archdiocese announces following positions are currently available . For more details for each position, please go to this link: https://rcav.org/employment/
Pastoral Centre Offices
Administrative Assistant (Marriage Preparation Program), Ministries & Outreach Office (FT)
Administrative Assistant to the Vicar General
Client Services & Team Support Lead (Contract)
Family Services Advisor, Catholic Cemeteries
Outreach and Community Coordinator, Catholic Cemeteries
Safe Environment Coordinator
Youth Ministry Coordinator, St. Clare of Assisi Parish
Building Maintenance Worker, St. Jude School (PT)
Custodian, Archbishops Carney Secondary School (PT)
French Teacher, Island Catholic Schools
Sessional Instructors, Corpus Christi College
Program Coordinator, Star of the North Retreat Centre, Alberta (PT)
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
SECOND COLLECTION – at all Masses for the weekend of June 15 & 16, is for Pro-Life Sunday. Your support for local pro-life efforts has healed families and changed minds. From the Pro-Life Sunday collection last year, thousands of lives were impacted thanks to your gifts. You may also donate online at http://www.rcav.org/prolife Thank you for your generosity.
ST. PIUS X ELEMENTARY SCHOOL is taking the names of prospective Kindergarten students for 2019-2020 school year. Please contact the school office – 604-929-0345 – between 8 am and 4 pm, Monday to Friday. If you have a child for any other grade, please contact the school to see the availability of the space.
Regarding PAPAL BLESSINGS – The Archdiocese of Vancouver is unable to process Papal blessing requests from parishes any more. You may visit the Vatican website at “The Holy See – Vatican” to obtain one. For more information, please contact the parish office.
ARCHDIOCESAN NEWS – Welcome Mass for New Catholics on Sunday, June 16 at 3 p.m. Archbishop Miller and the Archdiocese of Vancouver invite all who have entered the Catholic Church in the last five years, along with their families and friends, to celebrate together with Mass at Holy Rosary Cathedral. A light reception in the Cathedral Hall will follow.
To the Knight’s dear supporters: The PANCAKE BREAKFASTs will be on hiatus from June – August, as planned. The next one is scheduled on September 2019. Thank you very much for your continued support of the Knights of Columbus activities, and we will see you in September!
“WHO AM I” – A 4-day workshop, August 19-22, 2019 from 9 am to 5 pm at St. Anthony’s hall, 2347 Inglewood Avenue, West Vancouver. Our facilitator is Fr. John McCarthy.
Registration forms available through St. Anthony’s Parish office. Phone: 604-926-6881.
Please see notice board outside the Church for details.