Parishioners are invited by the Archdiocese to Breathe: A Catholic Marriage Conference. This exciting Catholic Marriage conference is creatively designed to enrich your relationship.
WHO: Married couples. Whether you’re newly married or have been married for a few decades, this weekend will be a time to breathe life into various aspects of your marriage.
WHY: A great marriage doesn’t just happen. This conference will provide an opportunity for you to invest in your relationship by stepping away from the busyness of life in order to recharge, refresh and journey deeper into the sacrament.
WHAT: A conference where you’ll hear life giving messages and engaging stories that will inspire and spark something new in each of you. You will also be given practical tools designed to help you build unity, rediscover joy and experience peace in your marriage.
When: February 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – February 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Harrison Hot Springs Resort and Spa: 100 Esplanade Ave, Harrison Hot Springs
Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, in partnership with the Catholic Newman Club of UBC and The Newman Association of Vancouver, invites university and college communities to the University Mass. All students, alumni, faculty, and staff with their friends and families from public and private post-secondary institutions are invited to this annual Mass on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 7:00pm at Holy Rosary Cathedral. Confessions start at 6:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Rosary Hall after Mass.
Your prayers are requested for Jim Alden, Greg Barons, John Barry, Virgil Billesberger, Jennifer Blore, Meliton Carolino, Steve Cervenko, Angela Ciprian, Gaetana Di Francesco, Maria Dos Santos, Thelma Fairleigh, Mark Hamilton, Frank Kilian, Cecilia Lam, John Magee, Ariel Nonan, Diego Nunez, Philip Sakhrani, Desi Santos, John Toljanich & Jarrod Wiesner.
STA NEWS –Basketball season is in full swing at STA with teams participating in games and tournaments throughout the month of January. Parishioners are invited to the STA gym on Thursday, January 30 for the Senior Boys basketball game against Collingwood. This will be our first “Alumni Night” for the 2020 season, we would love to fill our bleachers with enthusiastic supporters for our school.
We resume our Soup, Sandwich and Faith Sessions in the New Year on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Parish Hall. For those who are attending this first session of 2020, the sign-up sheet is at the Church entrance. Please include your name if you haven’t done so earlier so we know how many to expect.
Join the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020- All Parishioners are invited to the 2020 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, on Jan. 18-25. The theme for this year is: “They showed us unusual kindness” (Acts 28:2). We are invited to join with brothers and sisters of various Churches in prayer, song, and witness to unity as followers of Christ. Learn more at rcav.org/christian-unity
The Annual MEN’S MOOSE BARBECUE will be held on SATURDAY, JANUARY 18TH – after the 4:30 pm Mass in the hall. All the men of the parish are invited to celebrate the start of the year with Fr. Mark and male co-parishioners. Please sign up on the sheet at the entrance of the Church. Feel free to bring food to share with others.
Family Services of the North Shore – Grief Support Group – Find support and healing in a safe and caring environment with others who have also experienced loss. Mondays, January 20 to March 9, 2020. (Feb. 17 session will be rescheduled to Feb. 18). 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Sunrise Senior Living, 980 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver. Free, but registration is required. To register call 604.985.8713 or email email@example.com
We are looking for a team of great young adults who want to change the world and journey with young people at our annual post-Confirmation leadership and discipleship program, Searching in the Spirit. Applicants should be at least grade 10 and a desire to serve the young people in the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Team members will foster an environment of faith, love, and service by exhibiting a faith-filled life, good Christian values, and strong leadership abilities. Apply online at rcav.org/sis20-team-info
White Mass with Archbishop Miller- All physicians, healthcare providers, and their families are invited to White Mass celebrated by Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB where we will pray for the Preservation of Catholic Medical Ethics in Healthcare. Takes place Friday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Church, 2028 West 7th Avenue Vancouver. Hosted by the Catholic Physician’s Guild. Reception to follow.
For more information: Dr. Jim Lane 604-240-2725.
Dr. Toni Parsons: firstname.lastname@example.org
Announcing the search for a new generation of young leaders: Searching in the Spirit Leadership Team – We are looking for a team of great young adults who want to change the world and journey with young people at our annual post-Confirmation leadership and discipleship program, Searching in the Spirit. Applicants should be at least grade 10 and a desire to serve the young people in the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Team members will foster an environment of faith, love, and service to Searching in the Spirit participants by exhibiting a faith-filled life, good Christian values, and strong leadership abilities. Apply online at rcav.org/sis20-team-info
You are invited to the 2020 MARIAN CONFERENCE on Saturday, January 18, from 9:00am to 7:30pm at Canadian Martyrs Parish, 5771 Granville Ave, Richmond. Come join fellow Catholics in a day of praise, worship, fellowship, and listening to talks given by Fr. James Blount, S.O.L.T., Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, Fr. Joseph Aytona, CPM, and Fr. Peter Prusakiewicz, CSMA. Music and songs by Anna Nuzzo.
This will enrich your Faith and give Glory to Jesus and Honor to the Virgin Mary. For more information, please call Ethelyn – 604-889-3842. To help with expenses, the cost of the conference ticket is $50 per person.
Parishioners are invited to the FIRST FRIDAY DEVOTION of 2020 on JANUARY 3, 2020. Adoration begins at 9 am, after the morning Mass, and ends the day with Mass at 7 pm. Please sign up on the sheet at the entrance of the church. Let’s start our New Year with a new Devotion.
Your prayers are requested for Jim Alden, Greg Barons, John Barry, Virgil Billesberger, Jennifer Blore, Meliton Carolino, Steve Cervenko, Angela Ciprian, Thelma Fairleigh, Mark Hamilton, Dan Hill, Frank Kilian, Cecilia Lam, John Magee, Ariel Nonan, Diego Nunez, Philip Sakhrani, Desi Santos, John Toljanich & Jarrod Wiesner.