NEW: Camp meeting

There will be a camp meeting at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 27, in the school classroom. The goal will be to discuss ways in which we can raise funds this year for the cost of the summer camp for both 2014 and 2015.

All who participated in the last summer camp and those interested in the next one are encouraged to attend the meeting. Special incentives of free gas cards and grocery cards will be offered for the campers who help with fundraising if the goal is attained.


NEW: All Saints costume party

There will be an All Saints party in the church hall on Thursday, October 31, beginning at 6:30 p.m. All are to dress up in costume as a saint, including adults. A prize will be given for the best costume. There will be games and crafts for the children. We will pray the Litany of the Saints together. If you plan to come, please contact Bernadette Bonner at bonner.bernadette@gmail.com.


UPDATED: All Saints Parade

… will take place after the High Mass on Sunday, November 3. If your child would like to participate, please contact Sherri Marcotte at 604-575-3945 so that she knows how many prayer cards and gifts to prepare.


Hot dog and Catholic book sale

… after the High Mass on Sunday, November 3. Major credit cards may now be used to pay for book purchases. All proceeds will go towards the support of Canadian seminarians at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Nebraska, a program of the Vancouver Traditional Mass Society.

The VTMS will also be selling tickets for the Gaudete Sunday raffle, with proceeds also going to the seminarian program. The raffle grand prize is a framed limited edition print called Golden Surf Seascape by Delta artist Fred Buchwitz.



Mary of Nazareth premiere

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Holy Family Parish is pleased to sponsor the Vancouver-area premiere of Mary of Nazareth, an epic new motion picture from Ignatius Press on the life of Mary, mother of Christ, from her childhood through the Resurrection of Jesus. Prominent Marian priest Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, calls this “the most stunning portrayal of the Virgin Mary on film. It will make you want to love her more than ever. An absolute masterpiece!” As this is a parish fundraiser, all parishioners are encouraged to promote this event.

Saturday, November 16, 2013, at 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Chandos Pattison Auditorium, 10238 – 168th Street, Surrey

Tickets:

  • $15 regular price at the door (cash only)
  • $12 online price (early bird)
  • $10 online group rate (15 or more)
  • Free admission for priests and religious

To view the film trailer and purchase tickets online, click here or visit http://holyfamilyvancouver.ca/maryfilm/.

For more information, please email Fr. Uy at maryfilm@holyfamilyvancouver.ca.


Men’s recollection

… on Saturday, November 23 (not November 30 as originally scheduled). Further details will be forthcoming.


Women’s recollection

… on Saturday, November 30 (not November 23 as originally scheduled). Further details will be forthcoming.