His Excellency Most Reverend Athanasius Schneider, ORC, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Maria Santissima in Astana, Kazakhstan, is coming to Vancouver.

On Saturday, November 14, Bishop Schneider will celebrate a Pontifical High Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Parish, 4851 Beatrice Street, Vancouver. The Mass will be offered for persecuted Christians in the Middle East and throughout the world, and is being co-sponsored by the Vancouver Traditional Mass Society, Holy Family Parish, and the Knights of Columbus Fr. Kenneth Walker Council 16076 at Holy Family.

Following the Pontifical High Mass, Bishop Schneider will be the guest speaker at the Annual General Meeting of the Vancouver Traditional Mass Society.

The meeting will commence at approximately 12 noon at the Vancouver Alpen Club, 4875 Victoria Drive, about a block from Holy Family. All are cordially invited to attend the meeting and listen to Bishop Schneider’s address on “The Unchangeable Truth about Marriage and Family.” A light lunch will be provided. To ensure we have enough food, please email info@vancouvervtms.com or phone 604-608-3552 by November 1 if you plan to attend.

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