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

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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!

Employment News from the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese announces following positions are currently available . For more details for each position, please go to this link:

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
Financial Analyst
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
Teaching Positions

Other Organizations
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

Reschedule of Pancake Breakfasts

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!

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“Who Am I” Workshop in August

“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.