Category Archive for 'FSSP news'

Farewell reception for Fr. Franco

There will be a farewell reception for Fr. Franco after the 10:30 Mass on June 25, Father’s last Sunday at Holy Family. Please bring a dish of finger food to share. A sign-up sheet is found in the foyer of the church. Volunteers are also needed to help with setup, kitchen duties, and cleanup. Please contact […]

Special announcement from Fr. Franco

Dear Holy Family parishioners, At the end of June, after two wonderful years in Vancouver, I will be transferred to the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter apostolate in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It was an honour and a privilege to work in this parish and get to know “all y’all.” You will be receiving two new priests. […]

First Mass of Rev. Adrian Debow, FSSP

Deacon Adrian Debow of Calgary will be ordained to the Sacred Priesthood for the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, May 26. He will celebrate his First Mass at Holy Family at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, May 31, the feast of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Parishioners may remember […]

Prayer request

Please pray for Fr. Calvin Goodwin, FSSP, a former professor at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary and prolific commentator on the Extraordinary Form of the Mass, who suffered a severe hemorrhagic stroke on Wednesday, October 12. He is in the ICU at a hospital in Maine, in overall stable condition but with paralysis on the […]

Canadian Catholic Shrines Pilgrimage

Fr. Erik Deprey, FSSP, pastor of St. Clement’s Parish in Ottawa, invites you to join him on a pilgrimage to the Catholic shrines in Ontario and Quebec, May 6-16, 2017. These include Mt. Carmel, Niagara; Canadian Martyrs, Midland; Notre Dame Basilicas, Montreal and Quebec City; Oratory of St. Joseph (St. Andre), Montreal; and Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec. […]

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 […]

A thank-you letter from the seminary

Dear Father Geddes and Parishioners of Holy Family, I wish to thank you for generously inviting seminarians to spend their summer apostolate at Holy Family Parish and for assisting them in their travel expenses. Seminarians at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary are required to spend one month each summer working in an apostolate of the […]

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 […]

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)

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 […]

District Superior’s visit to Holy Family

Fr. Gerard Saguto, FSSP, Superior of the North American District of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter, will visit Holy Family and preach at both Masses on Sunday, January 24. Prior to his appointment as District Superior in July 2015, Fr. Saguto was the pastor of North American Martyrs Parish in Seattle.

St. Francis Xavier Mission Trips 2016

These annual trips provide an opportunity for young people from the apostolates of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter to participate in missionary activity. Applications are now being accepted for the mission trips to Peru (deadline: December 11, 2015) and Guadalajara (deadline: January 1, 2016). For more information, please click here.

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Seminarians for August Please welcome Rev. Mr. Dominic Savoie and Rev. Mr. James Gillenkirk, seminarians from Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, who will be with us at Holy Family during the month of August. First Saturday On August 1, we will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament beginning at 7:40 a.m., with devotions to the […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Our priests and seminarians will be away … in Calgary for a fraternal gathering of the Western Pacific Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter Apostolates from Monday, June 22, to Friday, June 26. There will be no Masses on those days. However, on Wednesday, June 24, the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Fr. […]

Pastoral assignments at Holy Family

Beginning next month, Holy Family will have three priests from the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter! Parish priest Fr. Daniel Geddes will be joined by Fr. David Franco and Fr. Brian McDonnell, both of whom will arrive at the parish the weekend before July 1. Fr. Franco, from Chesapeake, Virginia, was ordained on May 30, 2015, […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Schedule changes Fr. Uy will be away until Friday, June 19, for his annual retreat. Please check the modified Mass schedule. Young Ladies Society … will meet on Saturday, June 20, beginning with Mass at 9 a.m. All young ladies between 10 and 17 are encouraged to attend. Jane Gachuche will be taking over responsibility for the […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Schedule changes and new assignments Fr. Uy will be away from Wednesday, June 10, to Friday, June 19, for his annual retreat. Please check the modified Mass schedule. As announced last Sunday, the superiors of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter have decided that Fr. Uy will be leaving Holy Family for further studies preparatory to teaching […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

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 […]

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