Fr. Uy away
There will be no 9 a.m. Mass on Wednesday or 7 a.m. Mass on Saturday, as Fr. Uy will be attending the final profession of his sister, Sr. Maria Dolores of the Precious Blood, at the Carmel of Jesus, Mary and Joseph in Valparaiso, Nebraska, on Friday, August 15. Please keep Sr. Maria Dolores in your prayers as she prepares for this final step.
Feast of the Assumption; imposition of Brown Scapular
There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 15, in honour of this important feast.
Imposition of the Brown Scapular will take place after the High Mass. Scapulars will be blessed and then imposed upon those willing to assume the responsibilities associated with the Brown Scapular:
- Wear the Brown Scapular continuously.
- Observe chastity according to one’s state in life.
- Recite daily the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin or observe the fasts of the Church together with abstaining from meat on Wednesdays or Saturdays, or, with permission of a priest, say five decades of Our Lady’s Most Holy Rosary or substitute some other good work.
Cypress Falls Park hike
On Saturday, August 16, join the Fathers and seminarians in a 3 km round trip hike to the upper and lower falls in Cypress Falls Park. This family-friendly hike will take about an hour to complete.
We will carpool to West Vancouver after breakfast in the parish hall. If you can help make eggs and pancakes after Mass, please contact Fr. Geddes.
… will not meet on Saturday, August 16. You are encouraged to come on the Cypress Falls Park hike instead.
… will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, beginning with the Rosary, which will be followed by a talk by the seminarians. A Holy Hour with confessions will close the evening at 9 p.m.
First Communion and Confirmation classes
… will begin on Sunday, September 14, for those who will be preparing to receive these sacraments next year. Please sign up in the foyer of the church.