Schedule changes and new assignments

Fr. Uy will be away from Wednesday, June 10, to Friday, June 19, for his annual retreat. Changes to Mass times will be announced during those weeks.

At the request of Fr. John Berg, Superior General of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter, Fr. Uy will also be leaving Holy Family to pursue Advanced Thomistic Studies in the fall. In his place, we welcome Fr. David Franco, FSSP, from Chesapeake, Virginia. Fr. Franco was ordained yesterday, May 30, in Lincoln, Nebraksa, and will celebrate his first Solemn Mass at Holy Family on Wednesday, July 1, the feast of the Precious Blood.

Corpus Christi

The feast of Corpus Christi falls on Thursday, June 4. There will be two Low Masses, at 7 a.m. and 9 a.m.

On Sunday, June 7, we will celebrate the External Solemnity of Corpus Christi. First Communion will take place during the High Mass at 10:30 a.m.

First Friday and First Saturday

There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 5, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 10 p.m.

On Saturday, June 6, there will be Exposition at 7:40 a.m. followed by devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m.

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 at Holy Family on Wednesday, June 3, between 10 a.m. and noon.

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

Youth Group

… will meet on Saturday, June 6, at Traditional Learning Academy.

Upcoming High Masses

There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, the first anniversary of the death of Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP. Fr. Walker was killed when the rectory at the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter mission in Phoenix was broken into. The Knights of Columbus Fr. Kenneth Walker Council 16076 at Holy Family is putting together a spiritual bouquet for his family and for his murderer. There is a sign-up sheet for this purpose in the foyer of the church.

There will also be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 12, the feast of the Sacred Heart.

Confirmation classes

… will take place on June 14, 21, and 28. Please mark these dates on your calendar.


… 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.