The Church encourages Catholics to participate in preparation during Advent by receiving the sacrament of reconciliation. Here is a list of penitential services across the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Locations are separated into the archdiocese’s six geographical deaneries.

Parishes Map: Click here to find a parish near you in the Archdiocese of Vancouver.

Vancouver West Deanery

Parish Date Time
Immaculate Conception (Vancouver) December 5 7:00 PM
St. Andrew’s (Vancouver) December 6 7:00 PM
Blessed Sacrament (Vancouver) December 11 7:00 PM
St. Patrick’s (Vancouver) December 12 7:00 PM
St. Mark’s (Vancouver) December 13 7:00 PM
Holy Name of Jesus (Vancouver) December 14 7:00 PM
St. Augustine’s (Vancouver) December 14 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Vancouver) December 16 2:00 PM
St. John the Apostle (Vancouver) December 19 7:00 PM
Guardian Angels (Vancouver) December 19 7:00 PM
Sts. Peter and Paul (Vancouver) December 20 7:00 PM
St. Anthony of Padua (Vancouver) December 23 7:00 PM


Holy Rosary Cathedral will have confessions at the usual times: Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m.; 11:45 a.m.; 4:45 p.m. Saturday 7:45 a.m.; 11:45 a.m.; 4-5 p.m.

Vancouver East Deanery

Parish Date Time
St. Joseph’s (Vancouver) December 5 8:00 PM
St. Joseph’s (Vancouver) December 6 8:00 PM
St. Helen’s (Burnaby) December 6 7:00 PM
St. Joseph’s (Vancouver) December 7 8:00 PM
Our Lady of Sorrows (Vancouver) December 10 7:00 PM
St. Jude’s (Vancouver) December 11 6:30 PM
Holy Cross (Burnaby) December 12 7:00 PM
St. Francis Xavier (Vancouver) December 13 8:00 PM
St. Francis Xavier (Vancouver) December 14 8:00 PM
St. Francis Xavier (Vancouver) December 15 3:00 PM
St. Francis Xavier (Vancouver) December 16 4:30 PM
St. Theresa’s (Burnaby) December 18 7:00 PM
St. Casimir’s (Vancouver) December 18 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s (Vancouver) December 18 7:00 PM
Corpus Christi (Vancouver) December 19 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Fatima (Vancouver) December 20 7:00 PM
St. Francis of Assisi (Vancouver) December 21 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Hungary (Vancouver) Daily 8:45 AM
Holy Family (Vancouver) Wednesdays 6:00 PM
Immaculate Heart of Mary (Vancouver) Daily 7:00 PM
Sacred Heart (Vancouver) Sundays Before Mass

 

Langley and Fraser Valley East Deanery

Parish Date Time
St. Joseph’s (Langley) December 13 7:00 PM
St. Ann’s (Abbotsford) December 17 7:00 PM
St. Nicholas’ (Langley) December 18 7:00 PM
St. James’ (Abbotsford) December 18 8:00 PM
Sts. Joachim & Ann (Aldergrove) December 19 7:00 PM
St. Joseph’s (Mission) December 19 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s (Chilliwack) December 20 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Good Hope (Hope) December 22 9:30 AM
St. Anthony of Padua (Agassiz) December 23 7:00 PM

 

Fraser Valley West Deanery

Parish Date Time
St. Joseph the Worker (Richmond) December 1 11:00 AM
St. Monica’s (Richmond) December 6 7:00 PM
St. Joseph the Worker (Richmond) December 10 8:00 PM
St. Matthew’s (Surrey) December 13 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Good Counsel (Surrey) December 13 7:00 PM
Precious Blood (Surrey) December 14 7:00 PM
Canadian Martyrs (Richmond) * December 18 7:00 PM
Immaculate Conception (Delta) December 18 7:00 PM
St. Bernadette’s (Surrey) December 19 7:00 PM
Canadian Martyrs (Richmond) * December 20 7:00 PM
Good Shepherd (Surrey) December 20 7:00 PM
Canadian Martyrs (Richmond) * December 21 7:00 PM


* Language: English, Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin)

New Westminster Deanery

Parish Date Time
St. Patrick’s (Maple Ridge) December 11 6:30 PM
All Saints (Coquitlam) December 12 7:00 PM
St. Joseph’s (Port Moody) December 13 7:00 PM
Our Lady of the Assumption (Port Coquitlam) December 16 7:00 PM
St. Peter’s (New Westminster) December 18 7:00 PM
St. Luke’s (Maple Ridge) December 18 7:00 PM
St. Francis de Sales (Burnaby) December 19 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Lourdes (Coquitlam) December 19 7:00 PM
St. Michael’s (Burnaby) December 20 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Mercy (Burnaby) December 20 7:00 PM
Our Lady of Fatima (Coquitlam) December 22 7:00 PM

 

North Shore Deanery

Parish Date Time
St. Stephen (North Vancouver) December 19 10:30 AM
St. Edmund’s (North Vancouver) December 19 7:00 PM
Christ the Redeemer (West Vancouver) December 21 7:00 PM

 


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