Category Archive for 'Parish life'

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 […]

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.

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