Stations of the Cross …

… at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 15, and all Fridays in Lent, followed by Mass at 7:30 p.m.

“Our Catholic Faith” class on Saturday

Our multimedia course on the basics of our Catholic faith takes place on Saturdays from 10 to 11:45 a.m. in the hall. The course will run until mid-March and is open to non-Catholics and Catholics alike. In addition, any adults thinking about Baptism or Confirmation are warmly invited to speak with Fr. Deprey for more information.

The next class will be on March 16. Topic: Morality.

Upcoming Confirmation and First Communion classes …

… at 12:30 p.m. at the school on the following Sundays:March 17; April 14 and 21.

Lenten Meal

The Holy Family Ladies Auxiliary will be sponsoring a Lenten Meal on Sunday, March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day), in the hall after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Proceeds will go to the Missionaries of Charity of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who pray for and work with the poor on Hastings Street in downtown Vancouver. For the meal, it is expected that one would give a donation for the needs of the Missionaries of Charity. Please sign up at the entrance of the church so we have an idea how many people plan to attend.

St. Joseph at Holy FamilyFeast of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary

There will be High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, for the feast of St. Joseph.

Let us give thanks to St. Joseph, Guardian of the Holy Family, for all he has provided to our parish through his powerful intercession.



Sacred Triduum and Easter schedule

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28: 7:30 a.m., Sung Tenebrae; 7:30 p.m., Mass of the Lord’s Supper followed by adoration at the Altar of Repose until midnight
  • Good Friday, March 29: 7:30 a.m., Sung Tenebrae; 12 noon, Stations of the Cross; 12:30 p.m., Mass of the Presanctified
  • Holy Saturday, March 30: 7:30 a.m., Sung Tenebrae; 9 p.m., Easter Vigil
  • Easter Sunday, March 31: 8 a.m., Low Mass; 10:30 a.m., High Mass

Bake sale
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There will be a “Spring Picnic” bake sale on Sunday, April 14, after the 10:30 a.m. Mass.

In preparation for this, we will be selling in advance books of vouchers that can be used to purchase baked goods during the sale. These books come in $5, $10, $15, and $20 lots. The value of each voucher is 50 cents. Keep them in your bag or wallet so you can pick something up at the sale even if you have forgotten your cash! These will be available every Sunday up to the day of the bake sale.

In addition, we need everyone to pitch in with lots of baked goods. We are looking for many different kinds of goods, ranging from the old favourites to the more specialized dairy/gluten-free as well as Paleo-friendly.

For more information, please phone Vikki Freckelton at 604-848-5402 or click here to email her.


The sacrament of Confirmation will be conferred on Thursday, June 27, at 7 p.m. Details will be forthcoming. Parents, please submit your child’s sponsor forms. The form needs to be signed by the sponsor’s parish if the sponsor is not a member of Holy Family.