The following positions are currently available from the RCAV website (please refer to this page for more details on each position: https://rcav.org/employment/) :
Pastoral Centre Offices
Custodian (Part-Time), The Door Is Open
Guest Attendant and Custodian, Men’s Hostel
Guest Attendant Shift Supervisor, Men’s Hostel
Project Manager, Property & Infrastructure Office Parishes
Receptionist/Secretary, St. Joseph the Worker Parish (Richmond)
Youth & Young Adult Ministry Coordinator, Star of the Sea Parish (Surrey)
Coordinator, Facility and Building Operations, St. Mark’s/Corpus Christi College
Coordinator, Finance, St. Mark’s/Corpus Christi College
Course Assistants, Corpus Christi College
French Teacher, Island Catholic Schools
Sessional Instructors, Corpus Christi College Teaching Positions Non-Teaching Positions
Program Coordinator, Star of the North Retreat Centre, Alberta (PT)
ARCHDIOCESAN NEWS –Advent Penitential Services – The Church encourages Catholics to participate in preparation during Advent by receiving the sacrament of reconciliation. For a list of penitential services across the Archdiocese of Vancouver, visit rcav.org/advent-penitential-services.
ADVENT PENITENTIAL SERVICES ON THE NORTH SHORE ARE AS FOLLOWS:-
Tues. Dec. 17th – Christ the Redeemer Parish at 7 pm
Wed. Dec. 18th – St. Stephen’s Parish at 10:30 am
Thurs. Dec. 19th – St. Edmund’s Parish at 7 pm
Your prayers are requested for the following parishioners and their /their families’ intentions: 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. Please keep them all on your prayers this Lenten Season.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of St Stephen’s Parish would like to ask if you, or someone you know, would like help at Christmas, please call the parish office – 604- 985-1962 or 604-985-9612 or leave a message. Discussions are private, and there is no shame in asking. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul also thanks the thousands of donors from the Parish for your continuous generosity.
We are calling on all members of the ALTAR SERVERS MINISTRY – We are still in need of servers at the 7 pm Mass, for December 24th, 2019. Could you please help us by committing to serving on that day? This is a friendly reminder for all as this is the final weekend to sign up for the Season. Thank you always for your support.
CWL NEWS – We received $1054.50 from the bake sale and $706.00 from the raffle. All proceeds to support our many charities. Raffle winners – First prize-dinner for two and taxi fare to Doris Salcedo, second prize-wine basket to Suzanna Lo, and third prize gift certificate to Poseys Florist to Elli Sovdat. A wonderful response, sincere thanks from St. Stephen’s CWL.
St. Stephens Parish invites you to the PARISH ADVENT PROJECT – Please help us help the migrant workers this Christmas. We are collecting gloves, toques, socks, and scarves to keep them warm this winter. Please drop off your donations in the box marked “PARISH ADVENT PROJECT” near the main doors of the church. Thank you for your kindness.
STA NEWS –Parishioners are invited to come to our annual Christmas Concert and Art Show on December 9 at 7:00 pm featuring art work, Concert Bands, Jazz Ensembles and Choirs. Come out and see our artists and musicians at work in our new school! Admission is free; refreshments will be served. Location is STA school gym and foyer, 541 West Keith Road, North Vancouver.
CWL Christmas Raffle tickets –will be on sale following all Masses this weekend. Prizes consist of dinner at the Pinnacle and taxi fare $150, Wine basket $75, Floral gift certificate to Posy’s $50.
Christmas Bake Sale – The CWL will sell baked goods after all Masses, December 7th and 8th. Any baked or monetary donation will be greatly appreciated. All proceeds will go to support our numerous charities.
CWL News – For CWL members who have signed up for the Christmas dinner, please remember our gloves, toques, socks drive for the migrant workers. Any donation will be appreciated. Please do not bring items for Mary’s Place until February 2020.
CWL Christmas Raffle tickets –will be on sale following all Masses Nov 30th, Dec 1st, Dec 7th and Dec 8th. Prizes consist of dinner at the Pinnacle and taxi fare $150, Wine basket $75, Floral gift certificate to Posy’s $50.
Christmas Bake Sale – The CWL will sell baked goods after all Masses, December 7th and 8th. Drop off in the hall on Friday, December 6th at 5:30 p.m. Any baked or monetary donation will be greatly appreciated. All proceeds will go to support our numerous charities.
All parishioners are invited to prepare for the Advent season by attending any of the ADVENT PENITENTIAL SERVICES on the North Shore. The Schedule of Services are as follows:
Wed. Dec. 17th – Christ the Redeemer Parish at 7 pm
Thursday, Dec. 18th – St. Stephen’s Parish at 10:30 am
Friday, Dec. 19th – St. Edmund’s Parish at 7 pm
PARISH FORTY HOURS ADORATION – Wed. December 4th to Friday, December 6th. All parishioners are encouraged to spend some time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament during these days. Adoration begins daily at 9 am. On Wednesday & Thursday, Adoration ends at 12 midnight. On Friday, there will be Benediction and closing Mass at 7 pm. The sign- up sheet is at the entrance of the church. We ask all the parish ministries to help ensure there is someone in the church, especially during the later hours.
Do you want to see more fruitful marriages in your parish? Come to this one-day workshop to find out how you can begin a marriage mentorship program for couples in your parish who are preparing for marriage or are newly married. Ryan and Mary Rose Verret, founders of the Witness to Love program, will be here to share how and why this program was developed and to present the resources available and how to start and effectively use the program at your parish. This one-day workshop is being offered twice – on both Friday, Nov. 29, and Saturday, Nov. 30.
Participants whose parish priest and/or deacon also attend this Marriage Mentorship Workshop will be entered into a prize draw for a date night gift certificate. Registration closes Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Click on the image to register.
Reminders about the STA POINSETTIA SALE – The deadline for your orders is extended to Tuesday, November 19th. Please note that the pick up times have changed: Monday, December 2nd (2:30 to 4 pm), Tues. Dec 3rd (3-4:30 pm) at the Convent, 6th & Forbes, North Vancouver. Revised order forms are at the entrance of the Church. Thank you for supporting the students of STA.
A reminder for members of the ALTAR SERVERS MINISTRY – Our Christmas & New Year sign-up sheet is at the entrance of the Church. All Altar Servers are requested to write their names so we know at which Mass you are able to help. Thank you for your dedication.