World Day for Consecrated Life

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The World Day for Consecrated Life was instituted by Pope John Paul II in 1997, a day of prayer for those women and men who have devoted their lives to God in consecrated life. This celebration is attached to the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd. This Feast is also known as Candlemas Day; the day on which candles are blessed symbolizing Christ who is the light of the world. So too, those in consecrated life are called to reflect light of Jesus Christ to... Read More

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Prayer & Humanitarian Appeals

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B.C. Wildfires

July 20, 2017 Thousands of hectares of wildfires, smoke, and ashes have caused an estimated 40,000 British Columbians to leave their homes during what many are calling one of the worst wildfire seasons in the province's... Read More

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24 Hours for World Peace

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24 Hours for World Peace

Let us begin the New Year in peace and hope!

On January 1, 2014, calls for peace will be presented by organizations and individuals every hour during this 24-hour vigil. Each participant who has signed up for the on-line vigil will receive these calls... Read More

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Episcopal Ordination of Bishop-elect Hagemoen

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Episcopal Ordination

Date: Sunday, December 15, 2013 Time: 1 pm Location: Ecole St. Patrick School, 5124 49th Street, Yellowknife, NWT  

Charter Flight Information:

There is a flight chartered from Vancouver to Yellowknife and back for those who would like to attend the ordination. Details will be confirmed prior to departure.

There are two options:


Association of Catholic Leaders

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Association of Catholic Leaders (ACL)

Next Breakfast Meeting:

We are pleased to have Tom Smithwick as our guest speaker for our Sept 17th breakfast. Topic: "If Being A Catholic Were A Crime, Could I Be Found Guilty?" Tom-SmithwickTom Smithwick is a retired lawyer and former councilman for... Read More

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Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Mission Grotto

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Annual Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in Mission Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Come to Fraser River Heritage Park, Mission to pray and celebrate in honour of Our Lady of Lourdes. Confessions begin at 10 a.m., celebration of the Eucharist at 1pm by Bishop Emeritus of Kamloops David Monroe. After Mass, there will be a procession to the Grotto where Rosary is prayed followed by Benediction of the Blessed... Read More

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Infrastructure Press Release

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Catholic parishes to upgrade schools, churches for earthquake safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 8, 2013

VANCOUVER – Archbishop J. Michael Miller has asked all parishes in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver to develop detailed plans by Nov. 30, 2015, to renew or rebuild their schools, churches and other buildings to meet the latest earthquake codes. The announcement follows a year-long engineering study commissioned by the Archdiocese to assess the risks to... Read More

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Archbishop's Statement on Life and Election

Category: Evangelization, News & Events.

Archbishop's Statement on Life and Election

Vancouver Archbishop J. Michael Miller released this statement for the B.C. March for Life, May 9.  The Office of Life, Marriage and the Family will celebrate the National Week for Life and the Family, an initiative of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops from May 12 to 19, 2013. More information is available here.

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