Salvatorians SDS

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Salvatorians (SDS)

Holy Cross Parish
Holy Rosary Cathedral

The Society of the Divine Savior, popularly known as the Salvatorians, is an international, religious, congregation of priests and brothers in the Catholic Church, founded in Rome, December 8, 1881, by the Father Francis Mary of the Cross Jordan.

“The purpose of the Society is to strengthen, to defend and to spread the Catholic faith everywhere in so far as this is... Read More

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Priestly Fraternity of St Peter FSSP

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Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP)

Holy Family Parish

The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter is a Clerical Society of Apostolic Life of Pontifical right, that is, a community of Roman Catholic priests who do not take religious vows, but who work together for a sanctification of priests in the cadre of the traditional liturgy of the Roman rite, and secondly, the pastoral deployment of the priests in the service of the Church.

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Jesuits SJ

Category: Vocations.

St. Mark Parish

Jesuits work in many different fields. Some work in parishes, administer the sacraments, do counselling and spiritual direction and others are engaged in the social apostolate, the retreat apostolate, and in mass media. Some Jesuits are medical doctors, psychiatrists, lawyers, musicians, artists. Some are meteorologists, geophysicists, mathematicians, sociologists, and historians. Some go on foreign missions. Many are educators, among them philosophers and... Read More

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Franciscan Friars of the Atonement SA

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Franciscan Friars of the Atonement (SA)

St. Joseph the Worker Parish

The social ministries of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement serve the poor, the needy, and the homeless, people living with AIDS, those in hospitals and prisons, and people seeking recovery from alcoholism and chemical dependency. The ecumenical work makes them leaders of the international movement ot heal the divisions within Christianity and among all faiths. Finally,... Read More

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Discalced Carmelites OCD

Category: Vocations.

Guardian Angels Parish St. Edmund’s Parish Carmelite spirituality is characterised by an intense thirst for an immediate and direct experience of God. Reduced to its most fundamental expression, Carmelite spirituality is centred on prayer, understood as loving friendship with God, and contemplation as the free gift of God. Hence, Carmelite spirituality is focused on attention to one’s relationship with Jesus. This is expressed in various ways in the major sources of Carmelite... Read More

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Congregation of St John the Baptist CSJB

Category: Vocations.

Congregation of St. John the Baptist (CSJB)

St. Francis Xavier Parish
St. Matthew's Parish, Surrey

For more information contact:

St. Francis Xavier Parish
428 Great Northern Way
Vancouver BC V5T 4S5
Phone: 604 254 2727
Fax: 604 254 7557

St. Matthew''s Parish, Surrey
16079 - 88th Ave.
Surrey BC V4N 1G3
Phone: 604 589 2448
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Heralds of Good News HGN

Category: Vocations.

The Apostolic Society of Heralds of Good News (HGN)

“Heralds of Good News” (HGN) is a Clerical Missionary Society of Apostolic Life of Diocesan Right, whose principal seat is established in the diocese of Eluru in India, was founded by Rev Fr Jose Kaimlett on October 14, 1984. It was erected as of diocesan right on May 5, 1991 and being recognized as of Pontifical right on May 5, 1999. The priests do not take vows, but only give promise, since the Society is... Read More

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Archbishop Exners Curriculum Vitae

Category: Vocations.

Curriculum Vitae

Archbishop Exner, OMI


Motto: "To Serve As He Served"
Birth: December 24, 1928 - Killaly, Saskatchewan
Priestly Ordination
: July 7, 1957 - Roviano, Rome, Italy
Episcopal Consecration
: March 12, 1974

ROLES AS BISHOP
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Testimonies: Fr. Thomas Nicholson

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Testimonies: Fr. Thomas Nicholson

What made you become a priest?


by Father Thomas Nicholson

It is hard to believe that on May 19, 2002 I will have been a priest for 35 years. I like to tell Bishop Monroe, that among the very many reasons why he was made a Monsignor, and I was not, is the reason I was ordained the night before he was. Ask him, he knows the answer!

I turned 67 on May 8 of this year. Perhaps it is... Read More

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Testimonies: Fr. Raniero Alessandrini, CS

Category: Vocations.

Testimonies: Fr. Raniero Alessandrini, CS

Would you go?


by Father Raniero Alessandrini, CS
- Missionary of St. Charles (Scalabrinians)

Rome is my hometown. I was born there sixty-seven years ago. I grew up in a city that sees in its streets churches and ancient ruins of the past, pilgrims and tourists from all corners of the world. Since my childhood I was exposed to different expressions of cultures and races. This... Read More

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