Chinese Ministry

Category: Outreach & Services.

According to Statistics Canada (2011), there are about 400,000 people of Chinese origin in the Lower Mainland, making it the largest visible minority group in Vancouver. As early as 1933, pastoral care for them had already begun at the Chinese Pastoral Centre, St. Francis Xavier Church.  It has been followed by St. Teresa Church (1977), Corpus Christi Church (1994), Canadian Martyrs Church (1995) and Our Lady of Fatima Church (2007). Chinese Ministry is a non parish-based service which... Read More

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Parenting

Category: Outreach & Services.

[su_tabs] [su_tab title="Parenting"] [two_third padding="0 40px 0 0"]You know and love your child (especially when he or she is sleeping) better than any other person in the world. You have been chosen to guide, protect and love your child into the person God created them to be; this is an awesome and, at times, an extremely... Read More

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Elizabeth Ministries

Category: Outreach & Services.

Elizabeth Ministry is an international movement offering encouragement, hope and healing on issues related to childbearing, sexuality and relationships. This ministry is based on the visitation story of Mary and Elizabeth in Luke’s Gospel. It is one of the most profound examples of sharing faith in all of scripture. The sanctity of life and power of the Spirit is revealed in the common sharing of these two women. Elizabeth Ministers do not aim to be counselors. They are there to listen... Read More

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Anti-Pornography Film Screening

Category: Outreach & Services.

On November 7, the Archdiocese of Vancouver held a FREE screening of “Over 18”, a Canadian documentary about pornography, highlighting increased child and youth addiction to sexually violent material online and what Canada is trying to do to prevent it. The film tackles an issue that many people would rather ignore. It follows the true story of a boy who became addicted to pornography at the age of nine while playing on his computer in his family’s living room. The film has several... Read More

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Intercessory Prayer Network

Category: Outreach & Services.

The Intercessory Prayer Network is an initiative of the Ministries and Outreach Office of the RCAV.

An intercession newsletter will be sent out monthly with prayer intentions focused on our new ministry initiatives.

We ask that those who sign up dedicate a portion of time praying for these intentions each week.
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Overview of the Liturgy Course

Category: Outreach & Services.

ARCHDIOCESAN SPRING INSTITUTE

Saturday, May 28, 2016 10am - 4pm John Paul II Pastoral Centre 4885 Saint John Paul II Way, Vancouver Cost: $40.00 includes morning snack and lunch

Overview of the Liturgy Course

Presenters: Leanne Penco & Fr. Lawrence Holland Overview of the Liturgy – May 28, 2016 10am – 4pm This course offers a basic understanding of liturgy and the Mass. Come and learn... Read More

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Protestant and Catholic Discovery

Category: Outreach & Services.

unitySeeking Unity in Our Common Faith in Christ

Evangelical - Catholic Discovery Conversation You are invited to join Vancouver Christians in an Evangelical - Catholic Discovery Conversation which will include strategic stories and conversations about Christian unity in Vancouver and will help build relationship and friendship, and honour the gifts of... Read More

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True Compassion

Category: Outreach & Services.

Online registration is now closed, but you can buy your ticket at the door!

A Workshop on How to Respond to Physician Assisted Suicide in Canada

This workshop will equip pro-life leaders and others with tangible ways of reaching out to their communities. A new joint campaign will be launched, supporting our efforts so that together we can effectively address this pressing issue. Saturday January 30, 2016 12:30 - 5:00pm JPII Pastoral Centre, 4885 St John Paul... Read More

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