Holy Family Parish, Vancouver, BC

Holy Family Parish offers Mass and administration of other sacraments in the traditional Latin form of the Roman Rite according to the liturgical norms of 1962. We invite you to learn more about our parish, and to attend our services.

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Mass schedule

Monday, January 22
Ss. Vincent and Anastasius
7 a.m. Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, January 23
St. Raymond of Peñafort
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, January 24
St. Timothy
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, January 25
Conversion of St. Paul
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, January 26
St. Polycarp
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Saturday, January 27
St. John Chrysostom
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, January 28
Septuagesima Sunday
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Pilgrimage to France

Fr. Garrick Huang, FSSP, will lead a nine-day Spiritual Highlights of France Traditional Catholic Pilgrimage from May 22 to 30, 2018. Highlights include a stay at the traditional Benedictine Fontgombault Abbey; visits to Nevers and Ars to see the remains of St. Bernadette of Lourdes and St. John Vianney; a stay in the Alps at La Salette, where Our Lady appeared to the shepherd children; and a visit to Paray-le-Monial, where the Sacred Heart of Jesus appeared to St. Margaret Mary. For more information, contact John or Natalie at 1-800-675-9088.

Mass schedule

Monday, January 15
St. Paul, the First Hermit
7 a.m. Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, January 16
St. Marcellus I, Pope and Martyr
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, January 17
St. Anthony
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, January 18
Feria
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, January 19
Feria
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Saturday, January 20
St. Fabian and St. Sebastian
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, January 21
Third Sunday after Epiphany
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Modified Mass schedule

Fr. Marchand and Fr. Geddes will be away from January 10 to 13 for a Fraternity meeting in Nebraska. Please note the following changes for this week:

  • January 10-12: No 9 a.m. Mass, only 7 a.m.
  • January 13: No 7 a.m. Mass, only 9 a.m.

Mass schedule

Monday, January 8
Feria of the First Sunday after the Epiphany
7 a.m. Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, January 9
Feria of the First Sunday after the Epiphany
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, January 10
Feria of the First Sunday after the Epiphany
7 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, January 11
Feria of the First Sunday after the Epiphany
7 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, January 12
Feria of the First Sunday after the Epiphany 
7 a.m. Low Mass

Saturday, January 13
Commemoration of the Baptism of the Lord
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, January 14
Second Sunday after Epiphany
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

First Friday and First Saturday

The Solemn Blessing of the Epiphany Water will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 5. It will be followed by a Low Mass at 7:30 p.m. and then devotions to the Sacred Heart and Adoration. There will also be Masses at 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Friday.

On Saturday, January 6, we will have First Saturday devotions at 7:45 a.m., during the Holy Hour before the 9 a.m. Mass.

Mass schedule

Monday, January 1
Octave Day of the Nativity
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Tuesday, January 2
Most Holy Name of Jesus
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, January 3
Feria in Christmastide
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, January 4
Feria in Christmastide
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, January 5
Feria in Christmastide (First Friday)
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass
6:30 p.m. Solemn Blessing of the Epiphany Water
7:30 p.m. Low Mass, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart and Adoration

Saturday, January 6
Epiphany of Our Lord
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, January 7
Holy Family
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Mass schedule

Monday, December 25
Nativity of Our Lord
12 a.m. Midnight Mass (preceded by carols at 11:30 p.m.)
8 a.m. Dawn Mass
10:30 a.m. Day Mass

Tuesday, December 26
St. Stephen
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, December 27
St. John the Apostle
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, December 28
Holy Innocents
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, December 29
Day within the Octave of the Nativity
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Saturday, December 30
Day within the Octave of the Nativity
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, December 31
Sunday within the Octave of the Nativity
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Mass schedule

Monday, December 18
Greater Feria of Advent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, December 19
Greater Feria of Advent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, December 20
Ember Wednesday
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, December 21
St. Thomas the Apostle
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, December 22
Ember Friday
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Saturday, December 23
Ember Saturday
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, December 24
Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Epiphany house blessings

Please sign up in the foyer of the church if you would like to have one of the Fathers come to bless your home. The suggested offering is $10, which goes to the parish. The blessings will take place on January 6-13 only.

Christmas and New Year schedule

The Masses for Monday, December 25, are as follows:

  • 12 a.m., Midnight Mass (preceded by carols at 11:30 p.m.)
  • 8 a.m., Dawn Mass
  • 10:30 a.m., Day Mass

There will be socials after the Midnight Mass and the Day Mass.

The Sunday schedule will be followed on Monday, January 1: 8:30 a.m. Low Mass and 10:30 a.m. High Mass.

Mass schedule

Monday, December 11
St. Damasus I
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, December 12
Feria
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, December 13
St. Lucy
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, December 14
Feria of Advent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, December 15
Feria of Advent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Saturday, December 16
St. Eusebius
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, December 17
Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday)
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

An evening of Christmas carolling

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul would like to invite our parish family for an evening of Christmas carolling on Saturday, December 16, from 7 to 9 p.m., in order to collect food and goods for the needy of the parish. We will meet in the hall at 7:00 for a short rehearsal, and then begin our evening around the church block. Song books will be provided. Hot chocolate, coffee, and popcorn will be served afterwards. Any other shared treats are welcome.

Christmas toy swap

Please bring your unwanted toys, books, clothes, or household items in good condition to donate to the swap on Sunday, December 10, and Sunday, December 17, and take home any items you’d like to use for Christmas gifts yourself. Items to be regifted should be brought to display in the downstairs classroom in the parish school building, first door on the right. Thanks for participating! All items left over will be donated to the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store.

Mass schedule

Monday, December 4
St. Peter Chrysologus
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, December 5
Feria of Advent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, December 6
St. Nicholas
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, December 7
St. Ambrose
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, December 8
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass
7:30 p.m. Solemn High Mass

Saturday, December 9
Feria of Advent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, December 10
Second Sunday of Advent
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Archdiocesan pro-life Mass

On Saturday, December 2, there will be Adoration at 7:40 am with First Saturday devotions at 8:30 followed by a Pro-Life Mass at 9:00. A light reception will take place in the school after Mass, followed by prayers in the church for the intentions of the Pro-Life Group of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. All are welcome to join us!

Modified Mass schedule

There will be no 9 a.m. Mass on Friday, December 1, as Fr. Orlowski will be away. However, we will still have the 7 a.m. Low Mass as well as the 7:30 p.m. High Mass for First Friday, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 9:30 p.m.

Mass schedule

Monday, November 27
Feria
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, November 28
Feria
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, November 29
Feria
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, November 30
St. Andrew
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, December 1
Feria (First Friday)
7 a.m. Low Mass
7:30 p.m. High Mass, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 2
St. Bibiana
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass (Archdiocesan Pro-Life Mass)

Sunday, December 3
First Sunday of Advent
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Parish mission schedule

Fr. Shannon Collins will be celebrating the High Mass on Sunday, December 3, and all the 9 a.m. Low Masses from December 4 to 7 (Monday to Thursday). There will be confessions before all Masses, as well as an hour before each Evening Mission Conference and for as long as needed after each conference. For a detailed schedule, please pick up a copy of the poster in the church foyer or view it online.

In addition, we are pleased to announce that Fr. Collins will be staying an extra day for the Solemn High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on December 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, at which he will preach the sermon.

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Mass schedule

Monday, November 20
St. Felix of Valois
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, November 21
Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, November 22
St. Cecilia
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, November 23
St. Clement I
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, November 24
St. John of the Cross
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Saturday, November 25
St. Catherine of Alexandria
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, November 26
Last Sunday after Pentecost
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

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