Category Archive for 'Pro-Life'

Archdiocesan pro-life Mass

On Saturday, December 2, there will be Adoration at 7:40 am with First Saturday devotions at 8:30 followed by a Pro-Life Mass at 9:00. A light reception will take place in the school after Mass, followed by prayers in the church for the intentions of the Pro-Life Group of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. All are welcome […]

Assisted suicide in palliative care

The Fraser Health Authority is considering mandating that all palliative care units and hospice facilities provide “Medical Aid in Dying.” A petition opposing this move can be found at http://bit.ly/FAHpetition. Archbishop Miller’s letter on the issue is at http://www.rcav.org/l-fraser-health.

40 Days for Life personal action

It is time to think about the second aspect of this campaign to protect pre-born babies in Vancouver. Our parish has agreed to be present at the prayer site, West 29th Avenue and Heather Street, on Saturday, March 19, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. If you are able to participate for an hour on that […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Dedication of St. Michael the Archangel There will be High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, for the feast of the Dedication of St. Michael the Archangel (Michaelmas). There will be no 9 a.m. Mass. First Friday and First Saturday There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 2, followed […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

Feast of the Annunciation There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, for the feast of the Annunciation. Altar servers … will meet on Saturday, March 28, beginning with Mass at 9 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. 40 Days for Life Campaign … began on February 18 and continues till March 29. Holy […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

First Friday and First Saturday There will be a Low Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart and Adoration until 10 p.m. On Saturday, March 7, there will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament beginning at 7:40 a.m., with devotions to the Immaculate Heart at 8:30 a.m. followed by […]

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 […]

Replica of Black Madonna icon at Holy Family, July 16

A replica of the icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, known as the Black Madonna icon, will be in Vancouver from July 12 to 17. The replica is currently on an “ocean-to-ocean pilgrimage to draw attention to the value of human life.” The life-size replica of the Black Madonna icon will be at Holy Family […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

40 Days for Life campaign Holy Family’s vigil day is Saturday, April 12. For more information, please click here. The Young Adults will keep vigil from 5 to 6 p.m. then go out for supper afterwards. Sacred Triduum schedule Maundy Thursday, April 17 7:30 a.m. Sung Tenebrae (booklets will be provided) 7:30 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper followed by […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

First Friday and First Saturday On Friday, April 4, there will be Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. followed by High Mass at 7:30 and Adoration until 10 p.m. On Saturday, April 5, Solemn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will begin at 7:45 a.m., with devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m. Youth […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

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. Lenten Meal Our annual Lenten Meal will take place in the hall on Sunday, March 30 (Laetare Sunday), after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Proceeds will go to the FSSP apostolate […]

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: […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

40 Days for Life Our parish is responsible for Wednesday, October 16, beginning with prayer at Holy Family Church from 12 midnight to 6 a.m. From 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., the vigil will move to Women’s Hospital at the corner of Heather Street and West 29th Avenue, Vancouver. (These limited hours at the hospital are a new […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

NEW: Motherhood of the Blessed Virgin Mary We will have a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 11, followed by Compline. There will be no 9 a.m. Mass that day. UPDATED: Men’s work party and social … on Saturday, October 12, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please contact Fr. Geddes if you plan to attend. […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

NEW: Funeral of Josef Tobias The rosary for Josef Tobias, who passed away on September 23, will take place at Holy Family at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 3. The funeral Mass will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 4. NEW: First Friday and First Saturday There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

NEW: Youth Group … will meet at Traditional Learning Academy on Saturday, September 28, beginning at 12 noon. UPDATED: Ladies’ social The ladies’ social on Saturday, September 28, will begin at 12:30 p.m. It will consist of a potluck lunch, a talk given by one of the priests, and, of course, some fun. RSVP to Sarah Bates […]

Upcoming activities at Holy Family

NEW: Project Advance update Our Fall phase of Project Advance 2013 will begin on Sunday, September 22. We thank parishioners who have already made a contribution, and encourage those who have not yet participated to consider making a donation. This would greatly help towards the much-needed renovation of the sacristy. At this time, 72 parishioners have […]

Upcoming activities: October 1 onward

Interested in joining the choir? The Holy Family Choir has begun its weekly fall rehearsal schedule. All who wish to join are welcome. On Wednesday evenings, beginning at 7 p.m., the first half-hour will be devoted to learning Gregorian chant. The chant sessions will finish in time for you to attend the Wednesday evening Mass. […]

40 Days for Life: 2012 campaign

The campaign will take place from Wednesday, September 26, to Sunday, November 4. We encourage our parishioners to take part in two ways: Everyone can offer to God forty days of prayer and fasting, seeking His blessings on the fight to end abortion in Canada. As a specific witness, those who are willing and able […]

Vancouver Life Chain

The Vancouver Life Chain will take place on Sunday, October 7, at BC Women’s and Children’s Hospital along Oak Street at West 29th Avenue, from 2 to 3 p.m. All parishioners are invited. Bring a lawn chair if necessary for the elderly and infirm. Please bring signs from previous Life Chains, if possible. Custom signs […]

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