The SECOND COLLECTION at all Masses is scheduled for next weekend, October 20 & 21. All proceeds will go to the annual World Mission Sunday. Thank you for your donation.
We are all invited to the Knights of Columbus’ PANCAKE BREAKFAST on Sunday, October 14th– after the 8:30 and 10:30 AM Masses in the Parish Hall. Come in to enjoy a hearty breakfast prepared by the Knights of Columbus to help their fundraising efforts. All are welcome! For $5 per person, they offer pancakes, scrambled eggs, breakfast links, coffee, and fruit juice. Special family rates available. Thank you for supporting your parish.
There will be a census of every man, woman & child at Anticipated and Sunday Masses on October 13, 14 and October 20, 21, 2018. Anyone arriving after the Gospel proclamation will not be counted. Please come on time so we are able to deliver an accurate account for planning purposes. Thank you for your continued support of your Parish.
The Book of Remembrance is in the church for the month of October. The book will be placed at the foot of the altar during the month of November to pray for all the departed souls. Please include only the names of deceased loved ones who have died in the past year.
If you wish to offer a Mass in November for all the departed souls, please include their names on an envelope, available in the entrance of the church. Please return the envelope with your offering to the parish office before the end of October.
STA ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PRESENTS – 80’s & 90’s dance party – October 13 – at 8 pm. Featuring DJ Bayday Coles aka Kyprios. 19+ event. Open to everyone. Tickets – $ 10. Drinks are available, it is a $ 5 cash bar. Free McDonald’s burgers. For tickets and information visit: alumnista.com
The escalating level of anxiety in our children begs for an explanation as well as a solution. Dr. Neufeld sheds light on this age-old problem, paving the way for natural interventions that can actually get to the root causes as opposed to just managing symptoms. Although the focus is on children, this enlightening material will benefit anyone suffering from anxiety. To register, please click here.
Time and Date: November 7, 7pm to 9pm
Venue: JPII Pastoral Centre, 4885 Saint John Paul II Way, Vancouver
Cost to cover expenses: $40 per person
Contact: Sr. John Mary : 604-683-0281 ext: 50221
Belle Voci A cappella Ensemble and MOTET Chamber Choir invite you to celebrate with them the Feast of Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, Archangels.
7pm Saturday 29 September – Christ the Redeemer (599 Keith Rd, West Vancouver)
2pm Sunday 30 September – St James’ (2777 Townline Rd, Abbotsford).
7pm Sunday 30 September – Sts. Joachim & Ann (2827 – 273rd St, Aldergrove)
Tickets $20 at the door or from http://www.bellevoci.ca or http://www.MOTET.ca
A LIFE CHAIN will form on Sunday, September 30th in Vancouver at Oak St & 29th Ave from 2-3 pm. This simple, peaceful witness provides an opportunity for young and old to remind their fellow community members of the inherent dignity of every human being, and our duty to defend the vulnerable. Please join us in this effort, and promote this event among friends and family members.
Your prayers are requested for Jim Alden, John Barry, Virgil Billesberger, Jennifer Blore, Edward Carter, Denis Doll, Thelma Fairleigh, Mark Hamilton, Dylan Kemper, Cecilia Lam, Sherry Liu, John Magee, Ariel Nonan, Diego Nunez, John Toljanich, and Jarrod Weisner.
Pet Blessing- Bring your pets for this special blessing in honour of St. Francis of Assisi who was known for his love of animals. Prayers and the blessing will be held in the parish garden on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. Please bring your pets on a leash or in a carrier or appropriate box. Entrance to the garden is at 1020 Semlin Street, Vancouver. For more info, please call St. Francis of Assisi Parish at 604-255-8855.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL- There will be the annual collection at the parish, to help the poor and needy in the community, on October 6th and 7th at all Masses. Special envelopes will be found in the pews next week-end. We thank you for your generosity and kindness to those less fortunate.
Mark your calendars and join us at St. Stephen’s parish hall on Wednesday, October 3rd at 7 pm. Our speaker, Cathy Peters, presents “The New Pandemic – Child Sex Trafficking in BC”. More details in next week’s bulletin. All are welcome.
All are invited to join the Community of St. Mark’s (St. Mark’s College, Corpus Christi College, St. Mark’s Parish) in celebrating the opening of the academic year on the Vancouver campus at UBC on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, and Father Robert Allore, SJ, Chaplain of UBC and Pastor of St. Mark’s Parish at St. Mark’s College at UBC. Light refreshments will be served after Mass. To aid in our planning for Mass seating and the reception, we would benefit from your registration. Visit: http://stmarkscollege.ca/
SEMINAR OF HOPE – How to Pray for your Sons, Daughters & Loved ones – by Vernon Robertson will be on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9 am to 4:30 pm at the Christ the Redeemer Parish, on 599 West Keith Road, West Vancouver. Lunch will be provided/free babysitting offered. To register contact 604-922-1371 or email@example.com