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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 […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Fat Tuesday “Fat Tuesday” or “Shrove Tuesday” is the day before Ash Wednesday. This year it falls on February 17. We will pray the rosary in the church at 6 p.m., followed by a pancake dinner in the hall at 6:30. Please contact Brent Marcotte at 604-575-3945 if you can help set up, clean up, or […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Symbolon Fr. Geddes is teaching a catechism course using the Symbolon program as an outline. The course goes into greater depth using other resources. The remaining session will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on January 24. There will be no class on January 31. Young Adults … will meet on Saturday, January 24, for a social. Forty Hours […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Epiphany There will be a Sung Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, for the feast of the Epiphany. Young Adults … will meet on Saturday, January 10, with Fr. Uy. Parish potluck … in the hall after the 10:30 Mass on Sunday, January 11, the feast of the Holy Family. Please contact Grace Popil at 604-380-1130. […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Christmas carolling Join our families in carolling the neighbourhood of Holy Family on Monday, December 22, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Neighbours will be notified that we are doing this to collect non-perishable food items to support our parish families and the needy. Please meet at the church around 7 p.m. For more information, please contact […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Church decorating … for Christmas will take place on Saturday, December 20, after the 9 a.m. Mass. All men and women are welcome to help! Altar servers … will meet on Saturday, December 20, beginning with Mass at 9 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. Young Ladies Society … will meet on Saturday, December 20, beginning with Mass […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Homeschooling workshop Bonnie Landry, a homeschooling parent since 1991, will be presenting “Education without Workbooks: A Full-Day Workshop for Parents Who Want to Find Joy in Their Day” at Holy Family on Saturday, October 18. The cost is $50. The workshop will run from 2 to 8 p.m. in the church hall. For more information about […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Dedication of St. Michael the Archangel There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, September 29, for the feast of the dedication of the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel. First Friday and First Saturday There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 3, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Solemn High Mass for the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows … at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, September 15. The celebrant will be Fr. Joseph Heffernan, FSSP, assistant administrator at North American Martyrs, the FSSP apostolate in Seattle. Fr. Heffernan spent a few weeks with us at Holy Family during his diaconate year (in summer 2013). […]

RIP: Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP (1985-2014)

Last night, the rectory at the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter’s Mater Misericordiae Mission in Phoenix, Arizona, was broken into. Assistant pastor Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP, was killed, and pastor Fr. Joseph Terra, FSSP, is in critical condition. Fr. Walker was born in upstate New York on September 13, 1985. He studied at Our Lady […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

NEW: Feast of St. Joseph There will be a High Mass on Wednesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. There will therefore be no 9 a.m. Mass. NEW: Feast of the Annunciation There will be a High Mass on Tuesday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. Ladies’ recollection … on Saturday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. NEW: […]

Solemn High Mass on the Feast of the Sacred Heart

On Friday evening, June 7, the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Fr. Anthony Uy, FSSP, celebrated a Solemn High Mass at Holy Family Church, his first in his home parish after his priestly ordination in Lincoln, Nebraska, on June 1. Assisting him were Fr. Erik Deprey, FSSP (deacon) and Fr. Daniel Geddes, FSSP […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

UPDATED: Fr. Anthony Uy, FSSP … was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop James Conley in Lincoln, Nebraska, on June 1. He will offer his first Mass in Vancouver at Holy Family Church on Friday, June 7, the feast of the Sacred Heart, at 7:30 p.m. His Grace Archbishop J. Michael Miller will preach at the Mass. […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Fr. Geddes away Fr. Geddes is away until June 4. During this period, the Mass schedule will be reduced. There will be no evening Masses on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and only one Mass on Saturdays, at 9 a.m. Book of Revelation class This course on the Book of Revelation, “Thy Kingdom Come,”  by Catholic apologist […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Fr. Geddes away Fr. Geddes is away until June 4. During this period, the Mass schedule will be reduced. There will be no evening Masses on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and only one Mass on Saturdays, at 9 a.m. Book of Revelation class This course on the Book of Revelation, “Thy Kingdom Come,”  by Catholic apologist […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Fr. Geddes away Fr. Geddes is away until June 4. During this period, the Mass schedule will be reduced. There will be no evening Masses on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and only one Mass on Saturdays, at 9 a.m. Book of Revelation class This course on the Book of Revelation, “Thy Kingdom Come,”  by Catholic apologist […]

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