Holy Family Parish, Vancouver, BC

Holy Family Parish offers Mass and administration of other sacraments in the traditional Latin form of the Roman Rite according to the liturgical norms of 1962. We invite you to learn more about our parish, and to attend our services.

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Mass schedule

Monday, April 3
Feria of Passiontide
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, April 4
Feria of Passiontide
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, April 5
Feria of Passiontide
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, April 6
Feria of Passiontide
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, April 7
Feria of Passiontide (First Friday)
7 a.m. Low Mass
7 p.m. Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m. High Mass followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart and Adoration

Saturday, April 8
Feria of Passiontide
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, April 9
Palm Sunday
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Sacred Triduum schedule

  • Maundy Thursday, April 13: 7:30 p.m., Mass of the Lord’s Supper followed by Adoration until midnight
  • Good Friday, April 14: 1 p.m., Stations of the Cross; 1:30 p.m., Mass of the Presanctified
  • Holy Saturday, April 15: 10 p.m., Easter Vigil

Please note that we will not have Sung Tenebrae this year.

Holy Week confession schedule

  • Monday, April 10, and Tuesday, April 11, from 6 to 7 p.m.
  • Good Friday, April 14, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Holy Saturday, April 15, from 10 to 11 a.m.

There will be no confessions or Holy Hour on Wednesday evening, April 12.

There will be no confessions during the solemn liturgies on Palm Sunday, April 9; Maundy Thursday, April 13; Good Friday, April 14; Holy Saturday (Easter Vigil), April 15; and Easter Sunday, April 16, as both priests will be at the altar.

Please plan accordingly as Holy Week is an especially busy period and there are no other time slots available for confessions.

First Friday

On Friday, April 7, there will be Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. and a High Mass at 7:30, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Benediction at 10 p.m.

Mass schedule

Monday, March 27
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, March 28
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, March 29
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, March 30
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, March 31
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
7 p.m. Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m. Low Mass

Saturday, April 1
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, April 2
Passion Sunday
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Mass schedule

Monday, March 20
St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7 a.m. Low Mass
7:30 p.m. High Mass

Tuesday, March 21
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, March 22
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, March 23
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, March 24
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
7 p.m. Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m. Low Mass

Saturday, March 25
Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. High Mass

Sunday, March 26
Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday)
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Modified Mass schedule

Fr. Franco will be away from Monday, March 20, to Thursday, March 23. There will be no Masses at 9 a.m. on these days.

There will be a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 20, for the feast of St. Joseph, and at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, for the feast of the Annunciation.

Mass schedule

Monday, March 13
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, March 14
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, March 15
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, March 16
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, March 17
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
7 p.m. Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m. Low Mass

Saturday, March 18
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, March 19
Third Sunday of Lent
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Annual Lenten Meal

… will take place in the hall on Sunday, March 26 (Laetare Sunday), after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Proceeds will go to the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter apostolate in Colombia. For the meal, it is expected that one would give a donation for this purpose. There will be a sign-up sheet in the foyer of the church in the coming weeks.

Upcoming High Masses

  • Feast of St. Joseph, Monday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Feast of the Annunciation, Saturday, March 25, at 9 a.m.

Stations of the Cross

Every Friday in Lent, there will be Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. followed by Mass at 7:30 p.m.

Mass schedule

Monday, March 6
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, March 7
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, March 8
Ember Wednesday
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, March 9
Feria of Lent
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, March 10
Ember Friday
7 a.m. Low Mass
7 p.m. Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m. Low Mass

Saturday, March 11
Ember Saturday
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, March 12
Second Sunday of Lent
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Lenten Day of Recollection

… at Holy Family on Saturday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is for both men and women and will include Holy Hour with confessions. Please bring your own lunch.

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.

First Friday and First Saturday

On Friday, March 3, there will be Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. and High Mass at 7:30 p.m., followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart with Adoration until 10 p.m.

On Saturday, there will be Exposition at 7:40 a.m. followed by devotions to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 8:30 a.m.

Mass schedule

Monday, February 27
St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, February 28
Feria
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, March 1
Ash Wednesday
7 a.m. Low Mass
12 noon Low Mass
7:30 p.m. High Mass

Thursday, March 2
Thursday after Ash Wednesday
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, March 3
Friday after Ash Wednesday (First Friday)
7 a.m. Low Mass
7 p.m. Stations of the Cross
7:30 p.m. High Mass, followed by devotions to the Sacred Heart and Adoration until 10:00

Saturday, March 4
Saturday after Ash Wednesday
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, March 5
First Sunday of Lent
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

Fridays in Lent

Every Friday in Lent, there will be Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. followed by Mass at 7:30 p.m.

Ash Wednesday

In addition to the 7 a.m. Mass on Ash Wednesday, March 1, there will be a Low Mass at 12 noon and a High Mass at 7:30 p.m. We will have the blessing and imposition of ashes at all Masses.

Shrove Tuesday

“Fat Tuesday” or “Shrove Tuesday” is the day before Ash Wednesday. This year it falls on February 28. We will pray the rosary in the church at 6 p.m., followed by a pancake dinner in the hall at 6:30.

Mass schedule

Monday, February 20
Feria
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Tuesday, February 21
Feria
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Wednesday, February 22
Chair of St. Peter the Apostle
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Thursday, February 23
St. Peter Damian
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Friday, February 24
St. Matthias
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Saturday, February 25
Saturday of Our Lady
7 a.m. Low Mass
9 a.m. Low Mass

Sunday, February 26
Quinquagesima Sunday
8 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. High Mass

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