Category Archive for 'Announcements'

VTMS Annual General Meeting

This year’s annual general meeting of the Vancouver Traditional Mass Society (Una Voce Canada) will be held on Saturday, November 12, following the offering of the Extraordinary Form of the Mass at 9 a.m. at Holy Family Parish, 4851 Beatrice Street, Vancouver. The meeting will take place in the parish hall. The VTMS is very pleased to have […]

Assisted suicide in palliative care

The Fraser Health Authority is considering mandating that all palliative care units and hospice facilities provide “Medical Aid in Dying.” A petition opposing this move can be found at http://bit.ly/FAHpetition. Archbishop Miller’s letter on the issue is at http://www.rcav.org/l-fraser-health.

Give your Sunday offering online

Did you know you can make your regular Sunday offerings through credit card payment? Some people collect Air Miles or points whenever they use their credit cards. Why not benefit by making your Sunday offerings with a credit card? Holy Family can now accept donations, whether special donations or your weekly Sunday offering, through CanadaHelps.org. Donate […]

First Communion and Confirmation classes

We will be starting up our catechism classes for those preparing for First Communion and Confirmation. Signup sheets will be in the foyer of the church on Sunday, September 11. If you have not yet done so, please sign up your children who wish to receive these sacraments. Classes will be held every other Sunday. […]

“Knights’ Night”

The Knights of Columbus at Holy Family are sponsoring a men’s night, “A Knights’ Night with Beer and Burgers,” on Saturday, August 13, starting with Mass at 4 p.m. All men of the parish are invited. The cost is $10 for a beer, burger, and salad; afterwards it’s $4 for beer and $4 for burgers. We […]

Farewell reception for Fr. McDonnell (updated)

There will be a farewell reception for Fr. McDonnell after the 10:30 Mass on Sunday, July 10, Father’s last Sunday at Holy Family. Please bring a dish to share. A sign-up sheet is found in the foyer of the church. Please sign up by Wednesday, July 6, indicating your name, number of people, and the dish […]

Farewell reception for Fr. McDonnell

There will be a farewell reception for Fr. McDonnell after the 10:30 Mass on Sunday, July 10, Father’s last Sunday at Holy Family. Please bring a dish to share. A sign-up sheet is found in the foyer of the church; please indicate your name, number of people, and the dish you will bring. You can also […]

Fr. McDonnell

It was announced on Sunday, June 5, that Fr. Brian McDonnell, FSSP, will be leaving Holy Family to take up a new assignment at the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter apostolate in the Diocese of Dallas, Texas, in July. We are very grateful for Father’s presence at Holy Family during the past year, and especially […]

Holy Family Parish picnic (updated)

Our annual parish picnic will take place on Friday, July 1, which, besides being Canada Day, is the feast of the Precious Blood and the eighth anniversary of the establishment of Holy Family as a personal parish for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. A High Mass at 10:30 a.m. will be followed by a barbecue/picnic on the […]

Introductory class on the Traditional Latin Mass

… in the hall at Holy Family after the 10:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, June 5, hosted by the Vancouver Traditional Mass Society. All are welcome, especially newcomers and visitors to Holy Family.

Yard sale!

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will hold its second annual yard sale on Saturday, May 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Proceeds will help members of our parish family who are in need, and will also help fund our outreach efforts. Questions? Please contact Sherri at 604-710-4269 or email sherri.marcotte@gmail.com.

Autumn Pilgrimage to Guadalupe

There will be an information session in the school classroom at Holy Family at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 29. All are welcome. Meet the tour director, watch a slide show of tour highlights, and have your questions answered! Join Fr. David Franco, FSSP, on an unforgettable Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage, Cultural, and […]

Solemn Requiem Mass

… for Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP, at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, the second anniversary of his murder at the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter’s Mater Misericordiae Mission in Phoenix, Arizona. RIP: Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP (1985-2014)

Project Advance 2016

We are launching our parish Project Advance campaign on Sunday, April 24. Volunteers will be at the church porch to accept your pledges/donations after both Masses and before the 10:30 a.m. Mass. You may also donate online at any time. The funds we raise this year will be used to augment the amount raised last year […]

Yard sale!

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will hold its second annual yard sale on Saturday, May 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Proceeds will help members of our parish family who are in need, and will also help fund our outreach efforts. Everyone is welcome to donate new or gently used items that are […]

Holy Week confession schedule

Monday, March 21, and Tuesday, March 22, from 6 to 7 p.m. Good Friday, March 25, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Holy Saturday, March 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. There will be no confessions or Holy Hour on Wednesday evening, March 23. There will be no confessions during the solemn liturgies on Palm Sunday, March 20; Maundy Thursday, March 24; Good […]

40 Days for Life personal action

It is time to think about the second aspect of this campaign to protect pre-born babies in Vancouver. Our parish has agreed to be present at the prayer site, West 29th Avenue and Heather Street, on Saturday, March 19, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. If you are able to participate for an hour on that […]

Lenten Meal

Holy Family’s annual Lenten Meal will take place in the hall on Sunday, March 6 (Laetare Sunday), after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Proceeds will go to the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter apostolate in Colombia, which is raising money to build a school. For the meal, it is expected that one would give a donation for this […]

Chair of St. Peter

There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, February 22, the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. This is a first-class feast for the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter and a special feast for all Confraternity of Saint Peter members. (There will be no 9 a.m. Mass on this day as the […]

Shrove Tuesday

“Fat Tuesday” or “Shrove Tuesday” is the day before Ash Wednesday. This year it falls on February 9. We will pray the rosary in the church at 6 p.m., followed by a pancake dinner in the hall at 6:30. Please sign up in the foyer of the church after Mass so we know how much food […]

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