In July 2012, The Archdiocese of Vancouver commissioned Ausenco Canada Inc. to undertake a professional engineering study of its school and church buildings to determine their capacity to protect occupants during a significant earthquake. The Read More
The public schools have been upgrading their buildings for several years. Why are we only starting now?
Unlike public schools, we have no capital funds available to us, so the enormity of the job is clear. What we want to do now is make sure our schools meet seismic standards. By working with each other and the Archdiocese we will do that.
It’s important to keep in mind that most earthquake-related injuries result from collapsing walls,... Read More
By 2015, every parish will have in place a comprehensive plan for dealing with the infrastructure needs of its school, church and hall, and for any future development of their sites. - Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, Pentecost 2013
The Archdiocese is embarking on a large-scale process of planning for the future development of all our parish and school facilities. Here are some... Read More
As stated in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC)
1322 The holy Eucharist completes Christian initiation. Those who have been raised to the dignity of the royal priesthood by Baptism and configured more deeply to Christ by Confirmation participate with the whole community in the Lord's own sacrifice by means of the Eucharist.(Read More