The Church encourages Catholics to participate in preparation during Advent by receiving the sacrament of reconciliation. Here is a list of penitential services across the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Locations are separated into the archdiocese’s six geographical deaneries.

 

Vancouver West Deanery

Parish Date Time
Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Vancouver) December 3 2:00 PM
Immaculate Conception (Vancouver) December 4 7:00 PM
Blessed Sacrament (Vancouver) December 5 7:00 PM
St. Andrew’s (Vancouver) December 7 7:00 PM
St. Mark’s (Vancouver) December 7 7:00 PM
St. Patrick’s (Vancouver) December 13 7:00 PM
Sts. Peter and Paul (Vancouver) December 14 7:00 PM
Holy Name (Vancouver) December 15 7:00 PM
St. Anthony’s (Vancouver) December 17 7:00 PM
St. John the Apostle (Vancouver) December 19 7:00 PM
Guardian Angels (Vancouver) December 20 7:00 PM
St. Augustine’s (Vancouver) December 22 7:00 PM


Holy Rosary Cathedral will have confessions at the usual times: Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m.; 11:45 a.m.; 4:45 p.m. Saturday 7:45 a.m.; 11:45 a.m.; 4-5 p.m.

 

Vancouver East Deanery

Parish Date Time
St. Francis Xavier (Vancouver) December 9 1:00-2:30 PM (Cantonese)
St. Francis Xavier (Vancouver) December 10 3:00-4:00 PM (English)
Our Lady of Sorrows (Vancouver) December 11 7:00 PM
St. Joseph’s (Vancouver) December 13 7:00 PM (English)
St. Joseph’s (Vancouver) December 14 7:00 PM (Vietnamese)
Holy Cross (Burnaby) December 14 7:00 PM
St. Jude’s (Vancouver) December 14 7:00 PM
St. Joseph’s (Vancouver) December 15 7:00 PM (Vietnamese)
St. Francis Xavier (Vancouver) December 17 3:00-4:00 PM (Mandarin)
St. Helen’s (Burnaby) December 18 7:00 PM
Corpus Christi (Vancouver) December 19 7:00 PM
St. Theresa’s (Burnaby) December 19 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s (Vancouver) December 20 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Fatima (Vancouver) December 21 7:00 PM
St. Casimir’s (Vancouver) December 21 7:00 PM
St. Francis of Assisi (Vancouver) December 22 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Hungary (Vancouver) Daily 8:45 AM
Holy Family (Vancouver) Daily 6:00-7:00 PM
Immaculate Heart of Mary (Vancouver) Daily 7:00 PM
Sacred Heart (Vancouver) Sundays 9:00 AM
St. Paul’s (Vancouver) Sundays 11:30 AM

 

Langley and Fraser Valley East Deanery

Parish Date Time
Sts. Joachim & Ann (Aldergrove) December 13 7:00 PM
St. James’ (Abbotsford) December 14 7:00 PM
St. Ann’s (Abbotsford) December 15 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Good Hope (Hope) December 16 9:30 – 11:00 AM
St. Nicholas’ (Langley) December 18 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s (Chilliwack) December 19 6:45 PM
St. Anthony of Padua (Agassiz) December 19 6:00 PM
St. Joseph’s (Mission) December 20 7:00 PM
St. Joseph’s (Langley) December 21 7:00 PM

 

Fraser Valley West Deanery

Parish Date Time
St. Bernadette’s (Surrey) December 7 7:00 PM
Precious Blood (Surrey) December 12 7:00 PM
St. Matthew’s (Surrey) December 14 7:00 PM
Immaculate Conception (Delta) December 19 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Good Counsel (Surrey) December 20 7:30 PM
Good Shepherd (Surrey) December 21 7:00 PM

 

New Westminster Deanery

Parish Date Time
Sts. Cyril & Methodius (New Westminster) December 10 7:00 PM
St. Peter’s (New Westminster) December 12 7:00 PM
St. Patrick’s (Maple Ridge) December 12 7:00 PM
All Saints (Coquitlam) December 12 7:00 PM
St. Joseph’s (Port Moody) December 13 7:00 PM
Holy Spirit (New Westminster) December 14 7:00 PM
St. Clare of Assisi (Coquitlam) December 14 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Assumption (Port Coquitlam) December 17 7:00 PM
St. Francis de Sales (Burnaby) December 18 7:00 PM
St. Luke’s (Maple Ridge) December 19 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Mercy (Burnaby) December 19 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Lourdes (Coquitlam) December 20 7:00 PM
St. Michael’s (Burnaby) December 20 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Fatima (Coquitlam) December 21 7:00 PM

 

North Shore Deanery

Parish Date Time
St. Edmund’s (North Vancouver) December 19 7:00 PM
Christ the Redeemer (West Vancouver) December 21 7:00 PM

 


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