The Society of St. Vincent de Paul

… at Holy Family will meet in the Kolping Room from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 23. The meeting is open to all who are interested in finding out more about SSVP and its mission of “living the Gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice and joy.” For more information, please contact Sherri Marcotte at 604-710-4269 or Fr. Uy at 604-255-5026 or

Marriage and Family course

The next session in Fr. Uy’s catechism course on Marriage and the Family will be held from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 24. Recordings of previous talks are now available on our parish website. For more information, please contact Fr. Uy at

First Communion and Confirmation classes

… will take place on May 24 and on June 14, 21, and 28. Please mark these dates on your calendar. All students should submit a copy of their baptismal certificate.

Garage sale!

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will hold its first annual garage sale on Saturday, June 6, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Proceeds will help fund SSVP projects at Holy Family and build up our branch of the society.

Everyone is welcome to bring items they no longer need that are still in good condition. You can give them to Sherri Marcotte before and after the 10:30 Mass on the next few Sundays.

We will also need volunteers to help sort the items as well as to set up and clean up. Food donations are also welcome on the day of the garage sale.

Questions? Please contact Sherri at 604-710-4269 or email


… will take place on Tuesday, June 30, at 7 p.m.

Parish summer camp

Our fifth annual Parish Campout will be held once again at Fintry Provincial Park on Okanagan Lake. The camp will take place from July 26 to 30. Costs are as follows:

  • $145 per family (maximum charge per family)
  • $40 per adult (16+)
  • $25 per child (6-15)
  • No charge for infants (0-5)

Cheques can be written to “Knights of Columbus, Council 16076.” Cash, credit card, and debit are also accepted. For more information, please contact Wojciech Szuminski at 604-418-8084.