Category Archive for 'Parish life'

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 […]

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.

Godzilla at Holy Family

We will have a parish movie night in the hall at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 21. Our film will be the original 1954 Gojira (Godzilla) in Japanese with English subtitles. Ever wonder what started it all? Come find out. Fr. Franco will give a brief history of the movie and some of the historical details that […]

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 […]

Divine Mercy Sunday potluck

… will take place after the 10:30 a.m. Mass on April 3, the Octave Day of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday. There is a sign-up sheet in the church foyer. People who plan to attend are asked to bring ready-to-serve finger foods to share. Please do not bring food that needs to be heated or kept warm. […]

Ladies’ meeting and social

The Ladies of Holy Family will have their monthly meeting and social at the school on Saturday, April 2, after the 9 a.m. Mass. An Easter brunch is planned after a short meeting. If you would like to join us or would like more information, please email Jacqueline Doering at hfpladies@gmail.com by Thursday, March 31. This event is open to women […]

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 […]

Lenten Day of Recollection

… at Holy Family on Saturday, March 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be specific talks for men and for women, but a common mealtime as well as Holy Hour with confessions. Please bring your own lunch.

Young Adults

Please join the Young Adults on Saturday, February 27, for a talk on mental prayer according to the method of St. Teresa of Avila. We will meet in the church at 6:30 p.m. for the Rosary followed by the talk in the Kolping Room at 7:00 and then Holy Hour with confessions from 8:00 to […]

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 […]

Ladies’ group

The ladies’ group will have its monthly meeting and social in the school at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of February (the 6th). Women aged 20 (not 25 as previously announced) years old and up are encouraged to attend. For more information or if you’re interested in attending, please send an email to Jacqueline […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Christmas schedule The Masses for Friday, 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. New Year schedule On Thursday, December 31, there will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 8 p.m. to midnight, followed by […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Young Ladies’ Society … will meet on Saturday, December 19, beginning with Mass at 9 a.m. All young ladies between 10 and 17 are encouraged to attend. Altar servers … will meet on Saturday, December 19, beginning with Mass at 9 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. Society of St. Vincent de Paul children’s program […]

Christmas carolling

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul would like to invite the entire parish family for two Saturday evenings of Christmas carolling to collect food and nonperishable goods for those in need in the community. The two evenings are December 5 and 12. We will meet in the church hall for a short rehearsal at 7 p.m., then go […]

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