#kidstheyarenotslavesThe third International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Trafficking in Persons will be celebrated on February 8, 2017, with the theme: “They are children! Not slaves!” This event is celebrated on the Feast day of Read More
Trafficking is a crime against humanity and an insult to our human dignity. We are all persons created in God’s image never to be reduced to “objects” that can be sold or traded as commodities. As a faith community we pray for victims of trafficking and continue to provide education and awareness... Read More
Pope Paul VI challenged in his encyclical “On the Development of Peoples:” Let each one examine his conscience…is he prepared to support out of his own pocket works and undertakings in favour of the most destitute?….Is he ready to apply a higher price for imported goods so that the producer may be more justly rewarded? (48)
Utilizing the traditional Catholic Action method of... Read More
On Saturday, March 15, many enjoyed a delicious gourmet authentic Chaldean dinner, followed by a video and talk on the history and a cultural exposition. Guests received the opportunity to learn about the Iraqi Catholic Chaldeans who, through the Archdiocese Office of Service & Justice Refugee... Read More
On Saturday, April 5, many experienced the presence of our Lord through the Migrant Workers “Way of the Cross" at Holy Rosary Hall.
“It was such a soaking-wet Saturday afternoon on April 5. This rain, however, did not dampen the spirit of those who attended the ‘Stations of the Cross for Migrants and Refugees initiated by the Archdiocese of Vancouver held at Holy Rosary Cathedral hall. This event, on its second year... Read More
“This March 4 we had the opportunity to host an information session at precious blood parish where we invited the parish members to attend. We had a really good turnout and our guests are very moved to action. Currently our Parish offers a Spanish Mass every third Sunday of the month at 4 pm and we want the migrant workers to share our joy. We are in process of finding the farms around Cloverdale to invite the workers to come and... Read More
Migrants include anyone who has immigrated or emigrated and they can be permanent or temporary residents.
Why do People Migrate?
Migration is often determined by a free decision of the migrants themselves, taken fairly frequently not only for economic reasons but also for cultural, technical or scientific motives. As such it is for the most part a clear indication of social, economic and demographic imbalance on a regional or world-wide... Read More