Category Archive for 'Parish life'

Register now for parish summer camp

Our 7th Annual Parish Campout will be held once again at Fintry Provincial Park on Okanagan Lake. The camp will take place from July 15 to 20. Costs are $25 per family per night; $20 per single adult per night; and $5 per student per night. Payment can be made in cash, by cheque to “Knights of Columbus […]

Annual Lenten Meal

… will take place in the hall on Sunday, March 26 (Laetare Sunday), after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Proceeds will go to the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter apostolate in Colombia. For the meal, it is expected that one would give a donation for this purpose. There will be a sign-up sheet in the foyer of the […]

Shrove Tuesday

“Fat Tuesday” or “Shrove Tuesday” is the day before Ash Wednesday. This year it falls on February 28. We will pray the rosary in the church at 6 p.m., followed by a pancake dinner in the hall at 6:30.

Men’s Burgers and Beer Night

The Knights of Columbus at Holy Family are sponsoring a “Men’s Burgers and Beer Night” on Saturday, February 25. All men, parishioners or not, are invited. We will have a wide variety of beers to tempt your taste buds and chase down our legendary burgers. There will be card tables, poker, and good ol’-fashioned chin wagging. Festivities […]

Parish feast day

We will have a potluck after the 10:30 Mass on Sunday, January 8, the feast of the Holy Family. Everyone is invited! Please bring a dish to share. A sign-up sheet is available in the church foyer.

Epiphany house blessings

Please sign up in the foyer of the church if you would like to have one of the Fathers come to bless your home. The suggested offering is $10, which goes to the parish. The blessings take place January 6-13 only.

New Year schedule

On Saturday, December 31, there will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 8 p.m. to midnight, followed by a social. The Adoration will be offered for our parish families, growth in grace, financial success, health, and good deaths for those who will pass away during the coming year. Please bring finger food to share. The […]

Christmas schedule

The Masses for Sunday, December 25, are as follows: 12 a.m., Midnight Mass 8 a.m., Dawn Mass 10:30 a.m., Day Mass There will be socials after the Midnight Mass and the Day Mass.

An evening of Christmas carolling

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul would like to invite our parish family for an evening of Christmas carolling on Saturday, December 17, from 7 to 9 p.m., in order to collect food and goods for the needy of the parish. We will meet in the hall at 7:00 for a short rehearsal, and […]

Gaudete Sunday potluck

Parishioners and guests are warmly invited to the parish potluck on Gaudete Sunday, December 11, after the 10:30 Mass. Please bring a dish to share if you’re planning to attend. A sign-up sheet will be available in the foyer of the church on Sunday, November 27.

Gaudete Sunday silent auction and raffle

The Vancouver Traditional Mass Society will hold its yearly fundraising raffle and live and silent auctions during our parish’s annual Gaudete Sunday potluck on December 11. As well as raising funds for the financial support of Canadian seminarians at the FSSP’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, it will be a fun parish event! Donations of […]

Ladies of Holy Family meeting

The Ladies of Holy Family will have a special meeting on Sunday, December 4, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Kolping Room. Women 20 years and older are welcome to attend. The group meets every first Saturday after the 9 a.m. Mass. Members enjoy opportunities for social interaction and friendship, shared prayer, and days of […]

Christmas Craft Fair at Holy Family

For more information, please contact Sherri Marcotte at 604-710-4269 or email sherri.marcotte@gmail.com.

The Ladies of Holy Family

… will have a social gathering at the school on Saturday, November 5, after the 9 a.m. Mass. Women 20 years and above are invited to attend. It’s a great opportunity to get to know other ladies in our parish in a social setting, listen to a spiritual talk from one of our priests, and learn how you […]

All Hallows’ Eve costume party

Join us at Sts. Joachim and Ann in Aldergrove on Monday, October 31, for an All Hallows’ Eve costume party! Come dressed as your favourite saint. Adults are welcome to dress up too. The evening will begin with Solemn Vespers of All Saints at 5 p.m., followed by the party, which will feature the ever-popular “trunk […]

“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 […]

Holy Family at eight

Thanks to Claire Phillips for these photos of the Solemn High Mass offered on July 1, 2016, 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. Fr. Daniel Geddes, FSSP,  was the celebrant; Fr. Brian McDonnell, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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