12 Hours of Prayer for Palliative Care

Category: Outreach & Services.

“Let us not underestimate the power of so many voices united in prayer.” – Pope Francis

Join the Catholic Women’s League (CWL) for 12 Hours of Prayer for Palliative Care on May 4, 2017. This is designed to take place as a powerful lead-in to the National Hospice Palliative Care Week of May 7 to 13, 2017, as a profound witness to the sanctity of human life.

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Personal Counselling

Category: Outreach & Services.

Inclusion on the list does not imply that the RCAV has endorsed the efficacy of a treatment, therapy practiced, or any other service offered by the private professional counsellor. We have verified that the counselors on this list are registered professional counselors. Each counsellor has informed us that they are Catholic or a practicing Christian from another tradition and will support clients that want to adhere to the Church’s teachings in the area of life, marriage and family.... Read More

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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.

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Parenting in our high-tech, fast-paced and time-consuming world can feel overwhelming and isolating.

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,... 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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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.

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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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