Category Archive for 'Events'

Five-day parish mission

In preparation for Advent, Holy Family Parish will be hosting a five-day parish mission entitled “Coming Out of Egypt,” to be preached by Fr. Shannon Collins, MSJB (Missionarii Sancti Joannis Baptistae). Fr. Collins has appeared on EWTN and previously served as chaplain for the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament of Our Lady of the […]

Una Voce Canada annual general meeting

The annual general meeting of Una Voce Canada (Vancouver Traditional Mass Society) will be held on Saturday, November 11, following the 9 a.m. Mass at Holy Family. The meeting will take place in the parish hall. Dr. John Rao, associate professor of European history at St. John’s University in New York and director of the Roman Forum, a Catholic […]

All Hallow’s Eve costume party

Join us at Sts. Joachim and Ann in Aldergrove on Tuesday, October 31, for our second annual All Hallow’s Eve costume party! Come dressed up 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. The party will feature the […]

Parish summer camp

Holy Family Parish Camp took place at Fintry Provincial Park in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley from July 15 to 19. It was a huge success, with 117 people registered this year. The Traditional Latin Mass was celebrated each morning by Holy Family pastor Father Daniel Geddes, FSSP, with altar servers from Holy Family and those visiting […]

Confirmations at Holy Family

Signo te signo crucis et confirmo te chrismate salutis. In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti. (I sign thee with the sign of the Cross, and I confirm thee with the chrism of salvation, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.) With these words, His Grace the […]

Our annual parish picnic

… will take place on Saturday, July 1, which, besides being Canada Day, is the feast of the Precious Blood and also the ninth 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 parish grounds.  […]

Farewell reception for Fr. Franco

There will be a farewell reception for Fr. Franco after the 10:30 Mass on June 25, Father’s last Sunday at Holy Family. Please bring a dish of finger food to share. A sign-up sheet is found in the foyer of the church. Volunteers are also needed to help with setup, kitchen duties, and cleanup. Please contact […]

Sacred Triduum

Sacred Triduum, April 13-15, 2017 Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord’s Supper Procession to the Altar of Repose Altar of Repose Good Friday: Prostration of the clergy Good Friday Prayers “Ecce lignum crucis in quo salus mundi pependit” (Behold the wood of the cross on which hung the salvation of the world) Veneration of the […]

Palm Sunday

Blessing of Palms and Procession at Holy Family, April 9, 2017 (Photos courtesy of Claire Phillips)

Catholic pilgrimage to Holy Land

Fr. David Franco, FSSP, assistant pastor of Holy Family Parish in Vancouver, BC, invites you to join him on a Catholic pilgrimage to the Holy Land from November 26 to December 9, 2017. For information about itinerary and pricing, please visit Orbis Catholicus Travel at www.oc-travel.com, or contact Susan Kotnik at susankotnik@gmail.com or 604-465-6911.

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 […]

Christmas Craft Fair at Holy Family

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

Vancouver Traditional Mass Society AGM

The annual general meeting of the Vancouver Traditional Mass Society will be held on Saturday, November 12, following the 9 a.m. Mass at Holy Family. The meeting will take place in the parish hall. Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, professor, musician, and prolific author and lecturer, will be our guest speaker. His topic will be “The Words of Our Lady […]

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 […]

VTMS Annual General Meeting

This year’s annual general meeting of the Vancouver Traditional Mass Society (Una Voce Canada) will be held on Saturday, November 12, following the offering of the Extraordinary Form of the Mass at 9 a.m. at Holy Family Parish, 4851 Beatrice Street, Vancouver. The meeting will take place in the parish hall. The VTMS is very pleased to have […]

“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, […]

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.

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