Category Archive for 'Photos'

Spring flowers at Holy Family

Subdeacon Anthony Uy to be ordained a deacon

Our very own Subdeacon Anthony Uy, will be ordained a Deacon on March 17th, 2012, in Lincoln, Nebraska, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter. Let’s keep him in our prayers as he prepares for his big day! For more information on our seminary, go to (In the […]

Photos of Holy Land Pilgrimage

Parishioner Benjamin Laggui has made available photographs of the Holy Family pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2010, led by Father Deprey. The full set can be viewed here. This year, Father Deprey will lead a pilgrimage to Fatima, Spain and Lourdes, 2–14 October. For more details or to reserve a space, please contact the […]

Corpus Christi procession

Photographs of our recent procession on the external solemnity of Corpus Christi, Sunday 26 June, 2011. At the altar is one of our seminarians, Brian McDonnell, who was recently ordained to the Diaconate. Please keep him in your prayers as he prepares to be ordained as a Priest next year.

Consecration of new altar stone

On 28 December 2010, Archbishop Miller visited Holy Family to perform the ceremony of consecration of the altar stone for our new High Altar. 1. Archbishop Miller, flanked by Father Geddes and Father Deprey, approaches the new High Altar at the beginning of the ceremony. 2. Archbishop Miller preaching at the new lectern. 3. Blessing […]

Sanctuary renovations

In the latest stage of renovations of the sanctuary at Holy Family parish, the crucifix that previously was located directly over the high altar has been moved and hung above the sanctuary, and in its previous position has been hung a new painting of the Holy Family by Michal Janek, and gilt has been applied […]

More photos of Fr Huang’s first Mass

Benjamin Laggui has uploaded a slide show of photographs of Father Huang’s first Mass in Vancouver (13 June 2010). Mr Laggui has a fine eye for dramatic moments of the liturgy, and his photos are well worth looking at.

Father Ryan and Father Huang

This photograph from Father Huang’s ordination in Nebraska, 22 May 2010, is especially moving for long-time members of the traditional Mass community in Vancouver. Father Charles Ryan, former pastor of this community, performs the imposition of hands on Father Huang’s head during the ordination service. Following the imposition of hands by Bishop Bruskewitz, all the […]

Father Huang’s first Mass

On Sunday 13 June, our recently ordained seminarian Father Garrick Huang returned to his hometown to celebrate his first Mass in Vancouver before heading to his posting at the FSSP parish in Ottawa. We are pleased to be able to share a selection of photographs of this joyous occasion, taken by Clayton Richard Long.

Corpus Christi procession

On Sunday 6 June, Holy Family parish celebrated the external solemnity of Corpus Christi (the actual feast was on the preceding Thursday), with a traditional procession of the Blessed Sacrament, stopping at exterior altars along the route to adore the Sacrament of our salvation. 1. The monstrance containing the Blessed Sacrament processes toward the last […]

Photos from Anniversary Mass

The selection of photographs below, all taken by Benjamin Laggui, show scenes at the Holy Family 60th anniversary Mass, celebrated on Sunday 9 November. As well as celebrating the original establishment of this parish and its decades of care by and for Vancouver’s Catholic German community, this was an opportunity to recognise Father Benno Burghardt’s […]

Photos from our inaugural Mass

On Tuesday 1 July, we celebrated the Feast of the Precious Blood, our first Mass as Holy Family Parish. The celebrant was our rector, Father Erik Deprey FSSP; the deacon was long-time friend and supporter of the Vancouver traditional Catholic community Father William Ashley; and the subdeacon was Father Daniel Geddes FSSP, who is joining […]

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