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Pancake Breakfast on October 14

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.

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RCAV Event: Understanding Anxiety

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

Choir Event on September 29

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 or

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Life Chain on September 30

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.

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Pet Blessing on Sept. 29

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.

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Mass of the Holy Spirit at UBC

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:

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